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  • Founded in 1999, the triennial brings together photographs, videos, and installations by artists from the countries bordering the Baltic Sea.
  • Founded in 2001, the Triennial is New Zealand's premier international contemporary art exhibition providing a window onto the world of contemporary art while creating a dialogue between local artists and their global counterparts.
  • One of Andrew Carnegie's bold ambitions was to created a museum of modern art and he established the series of contemporary art exhibitions in 1896. Since then the exhibition has been through several format changes. In 1955 the biennial exhibition switched to triennial and the title changed to Carnegie International in 1982.
  • Conceived in 2008 by curator Andrea Schlieker, the Triennial is one of the most ambitious public art projects to be presented in England will focus on works specially commissioned for public spaces throughout Folkestone.
  • Founded in 2002, organized by Guangdong Museum of Art and curated by a team of international curators.
  • Founded in 2000 and held at Cooper- Hewitt National Design Museum, the triennial brings together the experimental designs and emerging ideas at the center of American culture.
  • Founded in 2000 with a full focus on contemporary British art in all media.
  • Founded in 2007, the triennial takes place at several venues throughout Lisbon. It intends to simultaneously enrich the strategies related to urban policies and to increase the existing relationship between the inhabitants and their city.
  • Organized by the Musee dart contemporain de Montreal in 2008, the Triennial is the product of extensive fieldwork and deliberation by the museums team of curators, who comb countless exhibitions and artists studios to provide viewers with a group portrait of the current artistic scene in Quebec.
  • Founded in 2005 and organized by the Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo and GAM Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino. The Triennial aims at displaying the most innovative productions in the field of visual arts.
  • Founded as a biennial in Monza in 1923, the triennial format began in 1933 in Milan. It focuses on all the various aspects of design including fashion, and is held at the Palazzo dell'Arte which also has a permenant collection of Italian design.
  • Founded in 2001 the triennial showcases new cutting-edge contemporary art from around the globe, and features many site-specific works highlighting the distinctive characters of the host city.

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