An Inside Look at the Art of the 10th Gwangju Biennale
The Gwangju Biennale is Asia's first and most prestigious contemporary art event, held every other year in Gwangju, South Korea. This year's concept is "Burning Down The House", addressing themes of destruction and rebirth as inspired by the title of the 1983 Talking Heads' song. The event includes exhibits by 105 artists from 39 countries, and will run through November 9 at the Gwangju Biennale exhibit hall and other local museum and gallery space. Participating artists include Akram Zaatari from Lebanon, Carsten Holler from Belgium, Yves Klein from France, Ulrike Ottinger from Germany, Yoshua Okon from Mexico, Tomoko Yoneda from Japan, and Urs Fischer from Switzerland.