Directors of Autostrada Biennale Attend 60th Venice Biennale Opening

The co-founding directors of Autostrada Biennale, Leutrim Fishekqiu, Vatra Abrashi and Barış Karamuço accompanied by Erzen Shkololli, the curator of the forthcoming 5th edition of Autostrada Biennale, recently attended the pre-opening of the 60th Venice Biennale which is curated by Adriano Pedrosa and titled "Foreigners Everywhere".

During their visit, they made meaningful connections with artists, curators, and partners, sharing ideas and exploring opportunities for collaboration.

"We are very happy that the Kosovo Pavilion, represented by artist Doruntina Kastrati and curated by Erëmirë Krasniqi, received a special mention from the jury of the Venice Biennale. We are also delighted to see the Ukrainian collective Open Group representing Poland, Gülsün Karamustafa representing Turkey, Iva Lulashi representing Albania and Nil Yalter, who received the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, among the featured artists in our previous editions" highlights the co-founding directors of Autostrada Biennale.

Additionally, the directors had the pleasure to meet with advisory board members, including Övül Ö. Durmuşoğlu, Joanna Warsza, Sislej Xhafa, and Edi Muka. They also attended the opening of Palazzo Diedo and met with partner Lorenzo Marsili. Furthermore, they experienced the "Nebula" exhibition, featuring new video installations commissioned and produced by Fondazione In Between Art Film, curated by Alessandro Rabottini and Leonardo Bigazzi, and assistant curator Giovanni Giacomo Paolin.

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From left, Leutrim Fishekqiu, Erzen Shkololli (the curator of the upcoming 5th edition of Autostrada Biennale), Vatra Abrashi and Barış Karamuço

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Pavilion of the Republic of Kosovo at the 60th Venice Biennale, artist: Doruntina Kastrati
Photo by: Majlinda Hoxha

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From left Leutrim Fishekqiu, Doruntina Kastrati, Vatra Abrashi and Barış Karamuço

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From left Barış Karamuço, Joanna Warsza, Övül Ö. Durmuşoğlu (curators of 3rd and 4th edition of Autostrada Biennale now advisory board members), Vatra Abrashi

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Pavilion of Türkiye at the 60th Venice Biennale, artist: Gülsün Karamustafa
Photo by: RMphotostudio

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Nil Yalter Receives the Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Venice Biennale

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Pavilion of Poland at the 60th Venice Biennale, artists: Open Group (Yuriy Biley, Pavlo Kovach and Anton Varga)
Photo by: Jacopo Salvi

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Opening of Palazzo Diedo

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Facade of the Central Pavilion, MAHKU (Movimento dos Artistas Huni Kuin) collective from Brazil
Photo by: Maximilíano Durón / Artnews

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