Wales has had a presence at successive Biennales since 2003. In summary these exhibitions have been:
Work by four artists, Simon Pope, Cerith Wyn Evans, Bethan Huws and Paul Seawright, was chosen for the first collateral exhibition of Wales at the Venice Biennale.
In the exhibition Somewhere else Peter Finnemore, Laura Ford and Paul Granjon presented work in the context of the 51st Venice Biennale of Art. In addition to the exhibition at the Ex-Birreria, Giudecca, there was a residency project by Bedwyr Williams, Basta . The project was the result of partnership working between Wales at the Venice Biennale and Cywaith Cymru. Artworks Wales.
'And So It Goes' featured works by Richard Deacon, Merlin James and Heather & Ivan Morrison 2007 marked the most extensive use of the Ex-Birreria site for the exhibition from Wales.
Dyddiau Du/ Dark Days by John Cale. The durational 46 minute split five screen film and sound installation was situated in the Capannone 1 space at the Ex-Birreria site.
Tim Davies. Cymru yn Fenis /Wales in Venice establishes itself in a new venue, the Ludoteca in the Castello district at the top of the Via Garibaldi between the Giardini and Arsenale. The Ludoteca has been confirmed as the location for the Cymru yn Fenis Wales at Venice 2013 Exhibition.