Venice Architecture Biennale 2020 announces participants to the 17th International Architecture Exhibition.
It will be an exciting edition with the participation of many renowned architecture firms Worldwide such as Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, OMA, UNstudio, Alison Brooks Architects, Aires Mateus, Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, EFFEKT, Bouroullec Brothers, Heatherwick Studio amongst the other.
The 17th International Architecture Exhibition, titled “How will we live together?” and curated by Hashim Sarkis, will be held in Venice (Giardini and Arsenale) will run 22 May to 21 November 2021
The Venice Architecture Biennale 2020 will be articulated between the Central Pavilion at the Giardini, the Arsenale, and Forte Marghera, including 114 participants in competition coming from 46 countries with increased representation from Africa, Latin America, and Asia. In addition to the invited participants, the Venice Biennale Architettura 2020 also includes Stations+Cohabitats, researchers out of competition on the themes of the Exhibition and developed by universities around the world. Organised in five scales between the Arsenale and the Central Pavilion at the Giardini, the Exhibition also presents large installations connected to one of the five scales, which will be placed in the external spaces of the Arsenale and the Giardini.
The National Participations are 63, in the historic Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice. Three are participating for the first time at the Biennale Architettura: Grenada, Iraq and Uzbekistan. The Italian Pavilion at the Tese delle Vergini in the Arsenale, sponsored and promoted by the Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali e per il Turismo, Direzione Generale Creatività contemporanea, is curated by Alessandro Melis.
Participants of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2020:
Among Diverse Beings (Arsenale)
1. Allan Wexler Studio (New York, USA) Allan Wexler
2. Ani Liu (New York, USA)
3. Azra Aksamija (Cambridge, USA)
4. FABER FUTURES (London, UK) Natsai Audrey Chieza
5. Lucy McRae (Los Angeles, USA)