La Biennale di Venezia is the largest and most prestigious visual arts exhibition in the world. Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice is commissioned and managed by Arts Council of Wales and Wales Arts International with support and collaboration from the Welsh Government and British Council.
Arts Council of Wales has commissioned artists to present at Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice as a Collateral Event at the Venice Biennale since 2003, celebrating the best of emerging and established artists from Wales. Helen Sear is representing Wales at the Biennale this year, with her exhibition ‘…the rest is smoke’.
For regular updates about the exhibition and insights into the work, visit www.experiencewalesinvenice.org
Previous artists include Bedwyr Williams, Tim Davies and John Cale.
Wales Arts International ran a bursary scheme for artists and professionals working in the visual arts in Wales to attend the Biennale again this year. 20 successful award recipients were chosen, who will be attending at different times between the opening in May and the end of the event in November.
Those who received this year’s bursary were:
Made in Roath
Follow some of their stories from their visit by clicking on hyperlinked names - we'll update these as they come in on return of their visits!