Paris Triennale opens 20 April 2012

The much-anticipated Paris Triennale opens to the public on 20 April. Titled Intense Proximity, the mega-exhibition comprises main exhibitions at the Grand Palais and the Palais de Tokyo, with satellite exhibitions and interventions in museums and exhibition spaces around the city.

Participating institutions around Paris include the Musée du Louvre and Les Laboratoires des Aubervilles. The event is conceived by Okwui Enwezor, Director of Haus der Kunst in Munich, and collaborating curators Mélanie Bouteloup, Abdellah Karroum, émilie Renard and Claire Staebler.
 
Participating artists span a range of media and eras, and include Werner Herzog, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Lorraine O’Grady, El Anatsui, Thomas Struth, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Mechac Gaba, Guy Tillim, Wangechi Mutu and Nicholas Hlobo.