The main exhibition at the 57th Venice Biennale, titled ‚Viva Arte Viva' and curated by Christine Macel presents artworks by 120 artists. Six of them are part of the Art Collection Telekom: Nevin Aladağ, Petrit Halilaj, Ciprian Mureşan, Agnieszka Polska, Edi Rama and Mladen Stilinović. In addition three artists were invited to exhibit at their national pavilions: Geta Brătescu, Radenko Milak and Marko Tadić.
*1972 in Van, Turkey, since 1973 in Germany. Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
*1986 in Kostërrc, Yugoslavia, now Kosovo. Lives and works in Priština, Kosovo, and Berlin, Germany.
Work: Poisened by Men in Need of some Love (Columba Plumbs)
*1977 in Dej, Romania. Lives and works in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Work: Untitled (shoelace)
*1985 in Lublin, Poland. Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland.
Work: The New Sun
*1964 in Tirana, Albania. Lives and works in Tirana.
Work: Untitled (21. November 2007)
*1947 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, now Serbia. Lived in Zagreb, Croatia – died 2016 in Pula, Croatia.
Work: Material Value of Laziness
*1926 in Ploiești, Romania. Lived in Bucharest, Romania, - died 2018 in Bucharest.
*1980 in Travnik, Yugoslavia, now Bosnia and Herzegovina. Lives and works in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Work: 365 (the image of time) January
*1979 in Sisak, Yugoslavia, now Croatia. Lives and works in Zagreb, Croatia.
Work: Until a Breath of Air