Artistic director Thierry Raspail
Curator Victoria Noorthoorn

The Biennale de Lyon is both a key artistic attraction on the international scene and an event with deep local roots. It offers the public an international exhibition and two platforms:
– A terrible beauty is born, the exhibition
– Veduta platform
– Résonance platform

Very high attendance
201,546 visitors
168,361 visitors in 2009

Unmatched creativity
34 new monumental works
14,000 m² of exhibition space at 4 venues
78 artists from 25 countries
over 490 artworks on show

Mediation central to the Biennale project
2,643 guided tours
led by 17 guides for 54,429 visitors
1 out of 4 visitors toured the exhibition with a guide
543 schools hosted at the Biennale

A diverse range of mediation formats: guided tours (tours for adults, families and children; one hour tour, backstage tour, aperitif tour, sign-language tour, touch-based tour, etc), workshops (for children, for families), audio guide, smartphone app, complimentary exhibition guide, etc.
A benchmark for the professional community
The Biennale hosted 6,380 professionals from 35 countries


prezentator Cosmin Năsui, filmare și editare Cristi Farcaş