As previous representatives of Australia at the The 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009, Ken + Julia Yonetani’s art installations have attracted international acclaim and widespread attention to environmental issues. Their latest work, Crystal Palace: The great exhibition of the works of industry of all nuclear nations, is exhibiting in full for the first time at the Singapore Biennale, 2013. They were both born in Tokyo, Japan and grew up in Japan and Australia. They are currently living and working globally.
Ken + Julia Yonetani exhibited in such venues as the National Gallery of Australia, the National Museum of Singapore (Singapore Biennale 2013), Abbaye de Maubuisson in France, Art Gallery of NSW and Art Gallery of South Australia. They have undertaken residencies in Finland, Portugal, Germany, Mildura and Sydney. In 2009 they represented Australia at the Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art. One highlight was their first survey show in Europe Un autre rêve (Another dream) at the 12 century Abbaye de Maubuisson in France (November 2014 – August 2015). In the Singapore Biennale, their large installation work “Crystal Palace: the great exhibition of the works of industry of all nuclear nations”, comprising of 31 uranium glass made chandeliers and taking up over 200 square meters, was placed on numerous pick of the biennale lists.
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