to where the flowers are blooming – Gwangju Biennale Foundation
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Venice, Italy; April – November 2022
The Gwangju Biennale Foundation and the City of Gwangju present in Venice at Spazio Berlendis from April 20 to November 27, 2022 the 5.18 Democratic Movement special exhibition “to where the flowers are blooming” .
Curated by the exhibition department of the Gwangju Biennale Foundation, “to where the flowers are blooming” is composed by three sections: an archive section outlining the 5.18 Democratization Movement and the history of democracy in Korea, a section of works commissioned by the Gwangju Bienniale and a section on the spirit and contribution of Gwangju to the democratization of Korea.
The exhibition explores the will of human communities to rise above the vivid memories of anguish and historical tragedy and proceed forward toward a better world.
Artists: Bae Young-hwan, Hong Sung-Dam, Ahn Chang Hong, Noh Suntag, Jin Meyerson, Park Hwayeon, Kim Chang-hun, Suh Dasom, Kader Attia, Ho Tzu Nyen, Choi Sun.