Venice Biennale 2013

Latvia Selects Kaspars Podnieks and Krišs Salmanis for Venice Biennale Pavilion

Three curators, two artists, two institutions, one Biennale pavilion. (Courtesy e-flux)

With the opening of the 2013 Venice Biennale just a few months away, countries are finalizing their plans for their national pavilions. The latest to state its intentions is Latvia, which announced that Kaspars Podnieks and Krišs Salmanis will represent it at the international showcase. The pavilion is being organized by Anne Barlow and Courtenay Finn, who are respectively director and curator of New York–based nonprofit Art in General, as well as Alise Tīfentāle, who is serving as the representative for the KIM? Contemporary Art Center, of Riva, Latvia. The news comes to us via Artforum. Read More