The story published in artnet news today brings to fore the question of accountability of biennial curators. Reporting on what could be seen as cases of nepotism in this year’s Venice Biennale and documenta 14, the two most high-profile contemporary art events in the world, the authors articulate a series of questions about the tacit nature of curatorial choices. One of these questions is whether conflict of interest policies (or similar) – common in United States – should also be introduced in European organisations, founded largely with public money. The authors quote a variety of experts, including Francesco Bonami, Robert Storr, Bruce Altshuler and Biennial Foundation’s Rafal Niemojewski.
Read the full story HERE.