On Sunday 24 November visual artist and Grammy-Award winning musician Solange Knowles will debut a new musical performance piece as part of the performance programme taking place during the closing weekend of Venice Biennale Arte 2019; a programme co-produced by Delfina Foundation.
Solange Knowles joins the already-announced and underway programme of artists presenting performances over the weekend, including: Vivian Caccuri, Bo Zheng, Cooking Sections, Vivien Sansour, Invernomuto, and Paul Maheke, Nkisi & Ariel Efraim Ashbe.
As the final act of the programme, Solange will present a new musical performance exploring themes of protection, transformation and spiritual expedition. Evolving the artist’s interest in using sound and movement as an architectural language. The piece debuts new contemporary musical compositions and performance works composed and directed by Solange and features choreography from Bridge-s by artists Gerard & Kelly, which was co-directed by Solange and created in 2019 for The Getty Museum.
Find out more about the programme and the schedule of performances here.
The performances programme has been devised by Ralph Rugoff, Artistic Director of the Venice Biennale Arte 2019, and Aaron Cezar, Director of Delfina Foundation. It has been commissioned by Arts Council England and co-produced by Delfina Foundation with Venice Biennale as part of the official public programme, Meetings on Art. Artist supporters of part ii of the programme include: Alserkal Arts Foundation, Frances Reynolds/Institute Inclusartiz, Nissreen Darawish, and Delfina Foundation’s Network of Asia-Pacific Patrons.