About the Artist: Tavares Strachan

Bahamian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale
May 19, 2013 1:27AM

"The Venice project has been in the works for over three years. Now, in the thick of production, it’s clear that a number of individual works will create one, singular experience. I’m answering this question from a small cabin in Svalbard, just one day back from a journey to the North Pole. The trip is part of my subject matter for the exhibition. I’m very interested in concepts of distance, displacement, and invisibility – I’ll be using these ideas to break down conventional archetypes."—Tavares Strachan

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Portraits of Tavares in his studio by Andy Romer

Bahamian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale
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