Richard Mosse to Represent Ireland at Venice Biennale

Richard Mosse, ‘Pool at Uday’s Palace,’ 2009. (Courtesy

Ireland’s Arts Council announced that artist Richard Mosse has been selected for the Irish pavilion at the Venice Biennale. He will present an eight-channel video installation about the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mr. Mosse, who is represented in New York by Jack Shainman Gallery, was chosen by Ireland’s curator for the 2013 Biennale, Anna O’Sullivan, director of the Butler Gallery in Kilkenny.