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57th Venice Biennale 2017

The Bridge: Cultural Diversity in Question, Official National Pavilion of Grenada, 57th Venice Biennale, 2017 curator Omar Donia, explores through an international selection of artists the positive impact of cultural bridging and exchange to the contemporary interests in a world of travel and trade. The eight selected artists selected come from countries / nations surrounded by seas. The role of the sea in travel and exchange is explored and examined through the works of the artists in a diversity of mediums. The eight projects tackle issues of globalization at turbulent times in a pavilion constructed to simulate “a home”, a hub to project coziness, warmth and encouragement to cultural dialogue; Asher Mains proposes a personal reflection on the distribution of wealth in relation to economic power, while Milton Williams scrutinizes controllers of world economy and social dynamics.