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by hanae ko

Artistic director Massimiliano Gioni is preparing to unleash a flood of imagery at the Gwangju Biennale.

All Portraits By Maurizio de Angelis

Entitled “10,000 Lives,” the eighth edition of the Gwangju Biennale will open in September, marking the 30th anniversary of the Gwangju Democratization Movement, a popular rebellion against the South Korean military government in May 1980 that was brutally suppressed by the army. Massimiliano Gioni is director of special exhibitions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. He co-curated Manifesta 5 in Spain in…

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