The global First Nations biennale we had to have

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Gina Fairley

ArtsHub sat down with Brook Andrew to unpack the motivations behind his selection of the first 33 artists for 2020 Biennale of Sydney, announced this week.

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First artists announced for 2020 Biennale of Sydney; L to R:  Léuli Eshrãghi, Jo-Anne Birnie-Danzker (Director and CEO BOS) Kylie Kwong, Barbara McGrady, Gina Athena Ulysse, S J Norman, Lhola Amira, Tony Albert, Nicholas Galanin, Lisa Reihana, Brook Andrew (Artistic Director BOS 2020) Katarina Matiasek, Arthur Jafa, Latai Taumoepeau; image supplied.

About the author

Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW.

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