Biennale archive stories BOOKED OUT
Mami Kataoka, Judy Annear, Anthony Bond and Penelope Seidler discuss the Biennale of Sydney
Mami Kataoka, artistic director of the 21st Biennale of Sydney, is joined by a group of guests whose contributions to the Biennale and Sydney’s cultural life have been multifaceted and profound.
Architect and collector Penelope Seidler AM has visited every edition of the Biennale of Sydney since its inaugural exhibition in 1973.
Freelance writer and curator Anthony Bond OAM directed the acclaimed 9th Biennale – The boundary rider in 1992/93 – and engaged with numerous editions of the Biennale during his term at the Art Gallery of NSW as director, curatorial.
Judy Annear worked alongside René Block as exhibition manager on the 8th Biennale in 1990 and was closely involved as an advisor or writer with Biennales from 1979 until the 1990s.
Image: Penelope Seidler AM. Photo: Levon Baird