ABOUT THE GWANGJU BIENNALE
Founded in 1995 in memory of the civil uprising and the 1980 Gwangju Democratization Movement, the Gwangju Biennale is Asia’s oldest and most prestigious biennial of contemporary art. Under the helm of previous curators - including Massimiliano Gioni, Kerry Brougher, Sukwon Chang, Okwui Enwezor, Charles Esche, Hou Hanru, Honghee Kim, Yongwoo Lee, Youngchul Lee, Kwangsoo Oh, Wankyoung Sung and Harald Szeemann - the Gwangju Biennale has established itself as a highlight of the international contemporary art biennale circuit.
The Gwangju Biennale is proudly hosted by the Gwangju Biennale Foundation and The Metropolitan City of Gwangju.
Visitors to the Gwangju Biennale are asked to adhere to the following guidelines and restrictions in order to protect the art and ensure a safe and pleasant experience for all visitors.