Marie-Anne McQuay discusses ‘a year like no other’ in which, on sabbatical from her role at Bluecoat and as Exhibition Director for Wales in Venice, she guest-curated Sean Edwards’ solo presentation at the Venice Biennale.
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Senior Curator of the Hayward Gallery, London, and curator of Cathy Wilkes’ British Council commission at the British Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia 2019, discusses her highlights of the last year.
The last 12 months has seen the Cardiff-based artist presenting new work at the Venice Biennale that drew on his experiences of growing up on a council estate in 1980s Cardiff. Here he reflects on his personal highlights from an eventful year and calls for more support for working class artists.
The Arts Council of Wales has announced that Sean Edwards will be representing Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice at next year’s Venice Biennale with new work that considers social class and the everyday.