The 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia opens to the public on 23 April. Rietveld alum melanie bonajo represents the Netherlands this year.

In the Dutch pavilion bonajo presents a new video installation called 'When the body says Yes'.

The exhibition takes place at the Dutch pavilion's one-off location for the upcoming edition: the Chiesetta della Misericordia of Art Events in the Cannaregio neighbourhood.  

Image: melanie bonajo, Dutch entry for the Venice Biennale as commissioned by the Mondriaan Fund, photo by Peter Tijhuis