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Petticoat Government at the Venice Biennale 2024

Collective  Petticoat Government

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Biennale Arte 2024, 20 April through 24 November 2024, Venice,

The collective Petticoat Government will represent Belgium at this year’s Venice Biennale. For GLEAN, they give a brief introduction to their project.

Petticoat Government is a multidisciplinary collective project started by seven people: Sophie Boiron, Valentin Bollaert, Simona Denicolai, Pauline Fockedey, Pierre Huyghebaert, Antoinette Jattiot and Ivo Provoost. They were selected by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation and Wallonia-Brussels International to represent Belgium at the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale, which will run from April through November 2024. Working at the intersection of art, curatorial practice, architecture, graphic design, typography and cartography, the collective takes a collaborative, non-hierarchical approach to exhibition-making, shifting the focus through its chapters and fictional pot…

Petticoat Government, Belgian Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale 2024. N°1. Sophie Boiron N°2. Valentin Bollaert N°3. Simona Denicolai N°4. Pauline Fockedey N°5. Pierre Huyghebaert N°6. Antoinette Jattiot N°7. Ivo Provoost, courtesy of Petticoat Government