We’ll Always Have Venice!!!!!!

by the-biennial-project 5. July 2011 17:12


“Up on Housing Project Hill, it’s either fortune or fame. You must choose one or the other, although neither of them are to be what they claim.” 




That’s our friend Bob Dylan talking, and we figure he should know.

We, of course, want both. We haven’t noticed much movement lately in the fortune thing, but boy has the fame thing been coming along.

And by fame, we mean The Venice Biennale 2011, in all it’s sparkling glory, with US as Participants!  We have so much to tell you!

First, we are aware that in addition to the Legions of Fabulous Fans who appreciate our sublime parody of artistic pretension, there exist also a Few Dreary Naysayers - those who feel that The Biennial Project is perhaps, well, too focused on US.

We know, that’s just ridiculous, but you know how petty and jealous people can be when their own careers are in the toilets while ours are really taking off.

So, to prove these Few Dreary Naysayers to be the bitter farts that they are, we and our conspirators have have written reviews of some of our favorite art at the VB2011, without even mentioning ourselves!

And had these reviews published in Boston’s Coolest and Hippest Cultural Weekly – The Dig!!!

No way, you say? Yes way, we answer! 

Read our fabulous reviews below!




American Pavilion



Chinese Pavilion




Singapore Pavilion



Egyptian, Polish & German Pavilions



All Our Coverage in the Hip and Cool Dig!










And, of course, us being us, in between looking at and reviewing the other art, we did find a little time to show the art world some of our Unique Edgy Avant-Garde Conceptual Performance Art, and you just know that they loved it!

In the weeks to come we’ll fill you in on everything, but here’s just a taste of how the Art World Press took notice (pay special attention to seconds 26-28!):








Art World Press Raves for The Biennial Project!






Bizarre Art Happenings Indeed!



Stay tuned for more!!!!




The Biennial Project



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Save the date!

by the-biennial-project 2. July 2010 17:43

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You’ve been following the Biennial Project’s fun-filled international high jinx for months….now comes the payoff!!  Come and join us for our REPORT BACK FROM THE VENICE BIENNALE AND WHITNEY BIENNIAL!


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Biennial Project Saves the World

by the-biennial-project 17. January 2010 17:24

Given the recent presence of The Biennial Project just about everywhere you turn in the Art World, one might be tempted to think that it really is ALL about us. 



But in addition to showcasing our own ground-breaking work to the world, we have been busy working for the betterment of mankind. 


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As part of our ongoing efforts to improve the lot of the non-famous many, we recently took our campaign against swine flu and other evil-doing microbes to the masses in San Marcos Square (Venice, Italy). 






Now, you may have wondered if there were activities that were prohibited in San Marcos Square, and we can tell you at this point with certainty that there are at least two.


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The first such activity is handing out promotional materials, even those clearly dedicated to the improvement of the human condition. 


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The second activity that is “forbidden! forbidden!” (to quote Venice’s finest)  in San Marcos Square is feeding the birds.





This is the case even when such bird feeding efforts arise from the sincerest desire to improve the lot of Our Friend the Pigeon,




and not any crash attempt at publicity or sympathy from the animal lovers of the world. 




But no, the pigeons will not be fed. On this point the Police were clear.


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So, rather than risking further discoveries on other activities prohibited in San Marcos Square, off we went to spread our message of good will and hygiene to the denizens of some of Venice’s less highly regulated public squares.






As always, out efforts were well received, especially by Venice’s cognoscenti and glitterati, who know a good world-betterment campaign when they see one.


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Afterward, we rested.




For more of our exploits in and around San Marcos Square, check us out on YouTube:



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The Biennial Project “in” the 2009 Venice Biennale

by the-biennial-project 27. November 2009 17:46

The Biennial Project collaborates with some of our fellow 2009 Venice Biennale artists!











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