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DESASTRES, 2022 Solo durational performance as installation 200 days Installation view, Australia Pavilion, 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, 2022 Photographer: Andrea Rossetti

Supporting Australia at the Venice Biennale

The generosity of individuals and organisations committed to showcasing contemporary Australian visual arts globally ensures the continued success of Australia at the Venice Biennale. There are many ways individuals, families and companies can be part of Australia’s representation at the Venice Biennale through giving and attending the exhibition.


Venice Biennale 2022 Supporter Tours

Australia Council’s behind-the-scenes supporters’ tours have been giving unrivalled access to the Australia Pavilion and La Bienniale di Venezia for over a decade.

In 2022 our tours are smaller in scale and entirely focused on contemporary art, running over a series of weekends in September and October 2022 for groups of 20.

Find out more and book your place in a tour.

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Kerry Gardner AM, Chair of the Venice Council

Kerry Gardner AM, Chair of the Venice Council

Kerry Gardner is a documentary film maker with a deep background in the arts, philanthropy and non-profit leadership, and is a champion of public/ private partnership.

She has served as Deputy Chair on the boards of the Heide Museum of Modern Art and the Malthouse Theatre, and as a Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

In February 2018 she was appointed Chair of the Venice Council, successfully helming the Australia Council’s fundraising for the Biennale Arte 2019, as well as redesigning the donor experience program for patrons and establishing an International Patrons’ Program based in London.

 

Supporters’ Salutes

The generosity of individuals and organisations committed to showcasing contemporary Australian visual arts globally ensures the continued success of Australia at La Biennale di Venezia. Learn more about the generous 2019 supporters.