PRESS RELEASES

OCTOBER 26, 2017

Title and Visual Identity Unveiled for Honolulu Biennial 2019

Jens Hoffmann serves as Artistic Director and Nina Tonga and Scott Lawrimore as Curators

October 26, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi - Honolulu Biennial Foundation (HBF), which presents Honolulu Biennial, announces the title of Honolulu Biennial 2019 (HB19), An Open Boat, following an announcement last month of the appointment of Jens Hoffmann as Artistic Director and Scott Lawrimore and Nina Tonga as Curators of the second edition of Honolulu Biennial.

“We are enthused about the incredibly dynamic profiles of our Artistic Director and Curators. All three have a history of making innovative exhibitions of pressing issues with depth and sensitivity to place, occasion and history,” shares Isabella Ellaheh Hughes and Katherine Ann Leilani Tuider, Directors and co-founders of HBF.


SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Honolulu Biennial Foundation Announces Artistic Director, Curatorial Appointments and Dates

The next curatorial team profiles are released and dates for Honolulu Biennial 2019 shared

Honolulu, HI - September 19, 2017 Honolulu Biennial Foundation (HBF), which presents Honolulu Biennial, announces the appointment of Jens Hoffmann as Artistic Director and Scott La­wrimore and Nina Tonga as Curators of the second edition of Honolulu Biennial.

“We are enthused about the incredibly dynamic profiles of our Artistic Director and  Curators. All three have a history of making innovative exhibitions of pressing issues with depth and sensitivity to place, occasion and history,” shares Isabella Ellaheh Hughes and Katherine Ann Leilani Tuider,  Directors and co-founders of HBF. “We are certain they will advance a second edition of Honolulu Biennial that expands the imperatives of this uniquely-poised biennial even further.”