Please join us for a talk by Massimiliano Gioni, director of the 55th Venice Biennale, to introduce the curatorial framework of this year's international exhibition: 'The Encyclopedic Palace'. This will be followed by an in conversation with Ute Meta Bauer, Dean of Fine Arts at the Royal College of Art.
Massimiliano Gioni is the Associate Director of the New Museum in New York and the Artistic Director of the Trussardi Foundation in Milan. He is currently the director of the 55th Venice Biennale.
Ute Meta Bauer is a curator and currently Dean of Fine Art, Royal College of Art.
The evening takes place in the context of the International Production Fund (IPF), which was launched by Outset in May 2012 and brings together private organisations and individuals to support the production of new works at the world's major exhibitions for subsequent donation to public collections. IPF partners supporting the Venice Biennale are Outset England, the Demergon Daskalopoulos Foundation for Culture and Development, Outset NL, Outset USA and the Maurice Marciano Family Foundation. Sotheby's are the IPF host for 2012-13.