As promised – a micro report from Shanghai Biennial. Short and to the point – check the photos to know more.

But before we kick it off with the Biennial – a short note about a nice vernissage I was lucky to experience. On November the 30th a grand opening (and closing – don’t ask me why, it’s the Museum’s bosses who made the decision) of Ailadi Cortelletti’s drawings took place. In case if you are wondering who Ailadi is – she is a very talented young Italian illustrator. The exhibition was a success, initial doubts that this could become a kind of “foreigners for foreigners” thing dissolved after the place was raided by crowds (200 people) of Chinese guys and gals – which proves that Shanghai’s youth are interested in cultural life (and that the propaganda strategy chosen by museum and by the curator – Paulina Salas Ruiz of Kankan media – http://kankanmedia.org ).

Ailadi showed her project consisting…