An international jury judges the National Gallery biennial – The Royal Gazette



Created: Dec 07, 2018 2021 18:36

Center of Excellence: Bermuda National Gallery at Hamilton City Hall (file photo)

A panel of international jurors have been lined up for the 2022 Bermuda Biennale art exhibit.

A spokesperson for the Bermuda National Gallery organizers said the theme of next year’s exhibition will be “A New Vocabulary: The Past.” Here. Future ”and will provide“ a critical platform for contemporary artists on our island ”.

The gallery has also expanded its categories to include a poetry section to accompany visual art submissions.

Next year’s exhibition will be presented by Claire Gilman, chief curator of the Drawing Center in New York, and Alexandria Smith, head of painting at the Royal College of Art in London.

Richard Georges, the first poet laureate of the British Virgin Islands, will be the jury for the poetry section.

Jurors will travel to Bermuda next February to choose the works for the exhibition.

The Biennale is open to Bermuda living in the country and abroad, as well as to residents who have lived in Bermuda for six months or more.

Artists and writers can submit up to five works in different media.

The deadline for submission is January 31.

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