Firenze – The Florence Biennale is the International Biennale of Contemporary Art in Florence. It’s the main contemporary art exhibit in Florence and it has always represented an excellent showcase of the world’s contemporary art. Now in its tenth edition, it has exhibited the work of almost 6000 artists from more than a hundred countries. Every two years it animates the city of Florence thanks to a rich program featuring conferences, exhibits, performances, and educational events, which offer artists and visitors various opportunities to learn about and discuss some of the main themes of art and culture.
More then 60 italian artists are partecipating at this edition: Mimma Alessandra, Michele Angelillo, Roberto Assale, Giorgio Baldoni, Nicola Bardetta, Stefania Bertini, Elisa Anna Bono, Stefano Bugamelli, Giovanni Cafarelli, Matilde Calamai, Teresa Cantalupo, Gildo Angelo Carabelli, Maurizio Colombo, Andrea Costantini, Umberto D’eramo, Pietro Daresta, Xhovalin Delia, Enrico Del Rosso, Romina Diaz Dminc, Simone Domeniconi, Catherina Dominguez, Maria Teresa Eleuteri, Cinzia Fabbri, Andrea Faggian, Stefano Favaretto, Anna Maria Freddi, Silvia Galgani, Laura Gori, Vincenzino Grasso, Francesco Greco, Maurizio Iazeolla, Chiara Lagostina, Donato Linzalata, Paolo Lotti, Mariline Luccisano, Silvia Magistro, Fernando Mangone, Mantegazza Da Magenta, Cristina Martino, Silvana Mascioli, Natalia Elena Massi, Mario Pachioli, Peggyarte, Andrea Prandi (Arkart), Mauro Prandi, Maurizio Rinaudo, Giacinto Luca Ruo, Franco Saladino Galleri, Antonio Saluzzi, Marco Saviozzi, Raffaele Scala, Biagio Schembari, Mario Sciarretta, Sek (Claudio De Luca), Maurizio Stefanelli, Danilo Susi, Giuseppe Tabacco,Manuela Telesca, Velleda Tommei, Isabella Tonini, Luisella Traversi Guerra, Laura Visentin, Alberto Zecchini.
From its first founding in 1997, the Florence Biennale has taken pride in being one of the few international events (if not the first of its kind) to be organised as an independent and self-financed stage for contemporary art. It features all the principal forms of expression of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, art on paper, photography, installations, video art, digital art, mixed media, ceramic, textile art, performance, jewelry art.