Joël Andrianomearisoa will represent Madagascar in La Biennale di Venezia 2019
Madagascar will take part in the 58th edition of La Biennale di Venezia International Exhibition with its own pavilion for the first time in its history. Artist Joël Andrianomearisoa was chosen to represent his country due to the invention and maturity of his work, his international reputation as well as the unconditional support of his professional network. This first participation in La Biennale di Venezia is a historic event for Madagascar. It is a sign of dynamism and modernity for the Malagasy nation, a message of hope and willingness to put the creative forces of Madagascar in the mainstream of the world.
Joël Andrianomearisoa participates in group show Kubatana
Artist Joël Andrianomearisoa participates in Kubatana, one of the largest presentations of contemporary African art yet seen in Scandinavia, bringing together 33 artists from 18 countries. The exhibition is curated by the London-based, Norwegian gallery owner, Kristin Hjellegjerde and it will be hosted by the Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium museum in Norway.
The Venice Questionnaire: Joël Andrianomearisoa
Magazine ArtReview sent a questionnaire to Joël Andrianomearisoa exhibiting in Madagascar national pavilion in the 2019 Venice Biennale. Read here the scoop of artist’s plans for the whole exhibition, the country’s first participation in this international event.
The Art newspaper | Meet the artists exhibiting at Encounters, Art Basel Hong Kong
“It is neither a painting, a sculpture nor an architectural assemblage, although it has something of each. The work is an installation that has different elements that refer to architecture, painting and sculpture, but also to love, desire, loss, despair and hope”. It’s one of the answers artist Joël Andrianomearisoa gives to the Financial Times interview about his exhibition at Encounters, Art Basel Hong Kong. Click below for further information about the show.
Artist Talk | Encounters in Encounters in Art Basel Hong Kong: Still We Rise
Encounters 2019 at Art Basel in Hong Kong focuses on issues of disorientation and uncertainty in today’s world by looking at the past and speculating about the future. Six participating artists, including Joël Andrianomearisoa, discuss their work at the fair within this thematic frame with Encounters curator Alexie Glass-Kantor.
Curator Alexie Glass-Kantor talks us through Encounters 2019
Alexie Glass-Kantor is the director of Artspace Sydney and curator of Encounters, the large-scale work section at Art Basel Hong Kong in wich Joël Andrianomearisoa recently participated. "I had wanted to include him [in Encounters] for a couple of years and this was the right time", explains. Read below the reasons why she wanted to have the artist works in the 2019 edition.
Joël Andrianomearisoa | IN STUDIO with Sharon Obuobi
Sharon Obuobi talks In Studio about Joël Andrianomearisoa’s experiences as a Malagasy born artist living between Antananarivo and Paris, with the influence of migration and colonization on culture. Click below to listen to the interview.
Three questions to Joël Andrianomeariosa at 1:54 Art Fair NY 2016
Artist Joël Andrianomearisoa talks about his solo show with Sabrina Amrani and experience in 1:54 Art Fair in New York. Antananarivo, his home town, names also the show, an artistic (and emotional) diary about the relationship between Andrianomearisoa and Madagascar’s main city. From life to death. From happiness to drama. From joy to tears. Joël claims that emotions are the most important thing within the art world.
ARCOmadrid 2016 | Joël Andrianomearisoa, Audemars Piguet Award
The fourth edition of the Audemars Piguet Prize for the production of a work of art has fallen to the artist Joël Andrianomearisoa for his installation 'The Laberynth of Passions', a black and white diptych that addresses the light and darkness of feelings. On the occasion of the presentation of the award in the 35th edition of ARCOmadrid hoyesarte interview with the artist.
Joël Andrianomearisoa - Madagascar Pavilion in La Biennale Di Venezia
Madagascar participates in La Biennale Di Venezia for first time in its History and artist Joël Andrianomearisoa is representing his country. The pavilion is open from May 11th to November 24th.
Joël Andrianomearisoa at Bienal Sur, the International Contemporary Art Fair in South America
Artist Joël Andrianomearisoa talks about his plans for Bienal Sur in Buenos Aires, the International Contemporary Art Fair in South America.
France 24 - Joël Andrianomearisoa represents Madagascar in Venice (FRENCH)
The Malagasy visual artist, specialist in conceptual art, represents Madagascar, participating for the first time in the 58th edition of the Venice Biennial, from May 11 to November 24, 2019.
Le Monde - Africa gets a place at the Venice biennial (FRENCH)
Countries belonging to the African continent such as Ghana or Madagascar participate this year and for the first time in the most important exhibition of contemporary art in the world. Joël Andrianomearisoa is responsible for the Malagasy pavilion
Madagascar's First time at the Venice Biennial (FRENCH)
BBC News interviews Joël Andrianomearisoa at the Venice Biennial. A chance to represent and present the country to the rest of the world.
A Perfect Kind of Love - Performance
Artist Joël Andrianomearisoa performs in the street. Models are tied up together in different layers, with different materials: tape, rope and papers.
Joël Andrianomearisoa at Fondation Zinsou, Benin
The Zinsou Foundation exhibits from November 6, 2017 to February 4, 2018, the works of the Malagasy artist Joel Andrianomearisoa. For this exhibition entitled Sur un horizon infini joue le théâtre de nos affections (In an infinite horizon plays the theater of our affections) the artist had carte blanche.