Willem Velthoven

When the body says Yes

Dutch contribution to the Venice Biennale 2022

23 Apr 2022
27 Nov 2022

Melanie Bonajo: "It is essentially a cuddle space which centralizes the clitoris as the epicentre of social design and a place for worship"


Big Spoon - film still from ‘When the body says Yes’ by Melanie Bonajo Melanie Bonajo

is curated by Orlando Maaike Gouwenberg, Geir Haraldseth and Soraya Pol, and the installation is designed by scenographer Théo Demans. For the upcoming edition, the Mondriaan Fund has decided to break with tradition and present the Dutch entry at a new location, the Chiesetta della Misericordia of Art Events, a deconsecrated 13th-century church in Cannaregio.