Spite your Face (Rachel Maclean/Venice Biennale)

"one of the most original and radical voices on the contemporary art scene today."

(Richard Ashrowan, Curator, Scotland + Venice 2017 and Creative Director of Alchemy Film & Arts)


13 May - 26 November 2017
Chiesa di Santa Caterina, venice

Rachel Maclean is representing Scotland at the 57th International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale, running from 13 May to 26 November 2017, with major new film commission Spite Your Face.

Curated by Alchemy Film and Arts, in partnership with Talbot Rice Gallery and the University of Edinburgh, Maclean’s modern-day, dark Venetian fairytale is presented as a large-scale portrait projection at the altar of the deconsecrated church, Chiesa di Santa Caterina, Cannaregio.