Okwui Enwezor has been appointed the next director of the Venice Biennale
05 Dec 2013
Okwui Enwezor, director of Munich’s Haus der Kunst, has been appointed Director of Visual Arts for the 56th Venice Biennale, which is to take place from May 9 to November 22, 2015.
The 50-year–old curator and writer previously served as artistic director of the Documenta 11 in 2002, the Bienial Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo de Sevilla in 2006, the Gwangju Biennial in 2008, and the Triennal d’Art Contemporain of Paris at the Palais de Tokyo in 2012. From 2005 to 2009 he was dean of academic affairs and senior vice president of the San Francisco Art Institut.