By Lin Qi | chinadaily.com.cn
Updated: Aug 27, 2018
A painting shown at the 3rd BIAB. [Photo provided to China Daily]
The Beijing International Art Biennale has begun the submission process, inviting artists from around the world to apply for participation at its eighth exhibition to be held in August and September 2019.
The deadline is Dec 25.
The theme for this year's exhibition is "A Colorful World and A Shared Future".
The organizers want artists to contribute as many perspectives to understanding the world and embracing cultural differences, and to address shared issues such as environmental deterioration, terrorism, poverty and artificial intelligence, among others.
Untitled, by German artist Till Freiwald, shown at the 6th BIAB. [Photo provided to China Daily]
BIAB, organized by the China Artists Association, was initiated in 2002 to enrich Beijing's art scene by showing artworks from around the world.
It mainly focuses on painting and sculpture. And it has so far exhibited more than 4,000 artworks by artists from 100 countries and regions in previous sessions.
Chinese artist Peng Wei's work shown at the 7th BIAB. [Photo provided to China Daily]
A print by Thai artist Jakrapong Thongsongson shown at the 5th BIAB. [Photo provided to China Daily]
Norwegian artist Anne
-Karin Forunes' work shown at the 2nd BIAB. [Photo provided to China Daily]
From CHINA DAILY