Luxembourg

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Pavilion

Organizer/Commissioner:
Musée d’Art Moderne (MUDAM)
Artist:
Catherine Lorent
Curator:
Anna Loporcaro
Budget provided by the state:
€200,000
Open Call?
Yes
Selection procedure:
A jury proposed one of the 24 proposals received through an open call to the Minister of Culture. The two main art institutions of Luxembourg, MUDAM and Forum of Contemporary Art - Casino Luxembourg, alternate as the organizing institution.

Curator

Name:
Anna Loporcaro
Gender:
Female
Lives and works in:
Luxembourg
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Catherine Lorent
Gender:
Female
Born:
Germany, 1977
Lives and works in:
Luxembourg
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Politics & Economics

State System:
Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Ruling Political Party:
Center-left coalition of the Christian Social People's Party and the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party
Population (World Bank, 2011):
518,252
GDP per capita (World Bank, 2011):
$114,232
Unemployment (World Bank, 2011):
4.9% of the labor force
Net OECD ODA Aid Donated (2011):
$432,140,000
Military Expenditure (SIPRI, 2011):
$341,000,000

Alliances


International Criminal Court recognized
NATO
OECD
WTO

Conflicts

Country independent since:
1839 (Treaty of London)
Global Militarization Index (BICC, 2011):
No ranking
Nuclear Force?
No
Ongoing Conflicts and Disputes:
No conflicts
Participation in Multinational Missons:
NATO missions in Afghanistan and Kosovo. UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon. EU mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina.