Venice Biennale 2015

Charles Lim will present the culmination of his critically acclaimed SEA STATE project at the Venice Biennale 2015. He will present the show at the Singapore Pavilion, in a freshly refurbished space in Venice’s Arsenale.

The pavilion is curated by Shabbir Hussain Mustafa of the National Gallery Singapore and commissioned by the National Arts Council, Singapore.

View SEA STATE at the Singapore Pavilion from 9 May to 22 November 2015.

Arsenale – Sale d’Armi
Campo della Tana 2169/f
Venice, Italy

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Charles Lim, SEA STATE 2: as evil disappears, 2014, Sajahat Buoy

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