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2014 Bermuda Biennial
Bermuda Biennial 2014: A View from the Edge
The Bermuda Biennial is a platform for the Island’s contemporary art scene. Started in 1994, the exhibition continues to represent the vitality and creativity of local artists, and provides an opportunity for these artists to engage in an internationally juried process. Since 1998, Bacardi Limited has generously been the Signature Sponsor.
For this year’s exhibition a theme was introduced. Artists were asked to address how the physical reality of an island informs one’s identity. To consider questions such as: How do we transcend restriction or embrace limitation? In what ways are we both bounded and connected, living in confinement and paradise, experiencing insularity and resilience?
Meet the Jurors
Isolde Brielmaier is a New York-based curator, writer and project consultant, as well as Visiting Professor, Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.
Amanda Coulson is Executive Director at the National Gallery of Bahamas; curator, art critic and co-founder of the VOLTA art fairs in Basel and New York.
Artists featured in the exhibition
Theresa Airey - Meredith Andrews - William Collieson
Signe Constable - James Cooper - Russell de Moura
Vaughan Evans - John Gardner - Charlie Godet Thomas
Antoine A.R. Hunt - Christina Hutchings - Teresa Kirby Smith
Catherine C.R. Lapsley - Peter Lapsley - Jon Legere
Dany Pen - Alan C. Smith - Edwin M.E. Smith
Michael J. Walsh - Ami Zanders
Exhibition locations/ Admission free:
a) Bermuda National Gallery, City Hall, Hamilton; open Monday to Friday 10 am to 4pm; Saturday 10 am to 2pm
b) Bermuda National Gallery EAST, Bridge House, St. George’s; open daily 11m to 4pm
Signature Sponsor Bacardi Limited