Let's boycott all biennales!

In early 2014 at the height of the brouhaha surrounding the non-boycott of the 19th Biennale of Sydney I commented that I had boycotted the previous eighteen biennales so I would happily boycott the nineteenth as well, but I wasn’t prepared to promote the delusion that artists boycotting an exhibition could in any way assist asylum seekers. Sure enough, after Luca Belgiorno-Nettis had been scapegoated and the artists claimed victory as they hastily retreated, it was back to biennale business as usual and absolutely nothing had changed for refugees.

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