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Switzerland unveils cloud-like pavilion at Venice Biennale

Inhabitat - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Here's a story that gives new meaning to the expression "head in the clouds." The Swiss Pavilion curated by Sandra Oehy and commissioned by the Swiss arts council pro helvetia for the 15th Venice Biennale of Architecture features a breathtaking ...

Cheek by Jowl's Declan Donnellan to get lifetime achievement award at Venice Biennale

The Stage - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Cheek by Jowl co-artistic director Declan Donnellan will be awarded a lifetime achievement prize at this year's Venice Biennale. Donnellan will take home the Golden Lion of Venice prize for his “profound faith in the text”. A citation announcing the ...

Video: The Pool - The Australian Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale of Architecture

ArchDaily - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
In this interview, presented in collaboration with PLANE—SITE, the creative directors of the Australian Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale discuss the motivation and execution of their design, "The Pool." In the short clip, Amelia Holliday, Isabelle ...

Video: Incidental Space — The Swiss Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale

ArchDaily - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Kerez explains, “what we tried to do for this year's Swiss Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is to really make a building, actually—to build a space, to offer an experience of architecture.
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Samson Young Will Represent Hong Kong at the 2017 Venice Biennale

ARTnews - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The M+ museum and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council announced today that Samson Young will represent Hong Kong at the 2017 Venice Biennale. Hong Kong–based curator Ying Kwok will organize the pavilion. Young is best known for his sound ...

Egill Sæbjörnsson to represent Iceland at the 57th Venice Biennale.

IceNews - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Artist Egill Sæbjörnsson has been selected to represent Iceland at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, the pavilion will be curated by Stefanie Böttcher.

Venice Biennale 2016: Sam Crawford's top five from the Giardini

Architecture AU - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
It was also my first visit to Venice in 35 years. Both were enthralling, exhausting, delightful and testing. The sheer number of visitors crowding the streets of Venice appeared to test everyone, and the density of the biennale seemed overwhelming to many.

A few details on the 57th Venice Biennale

AMA - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The 57th Venice Biennale is continuing to take form. Gal Weinstein will be representing Israel, Zad Moultaka will be representing Lebanon, while Tamara Chalabi and Paolo Colombo will be curators of the Iraqi pavilion.

Getting curious about AP's Venice Biennale installation

Times of Malta - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Architecture Project's installation at this year's Venice Biennale is contributing to the international debate on contemporary architecture, as well as serving as an opportunity to enrich Malta's architectural and creative potential.

Lessons for Habitat III from the Venice Architecture Biennale

Citiscope - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Meanwhile, a good place to get a preview of some of these issues is at the “Conflicts of an Urban Age” exhibit, which opened in May at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale and runs through mid-November. “Conflicts of an Urban Age”, which is curated by ...

A Venezia con Amore!

Jamaica Observer - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The 19th century artistic exhibition The Venice Biennale/La Biennale di Venezia - world's first biennale - is now in its 73rd staging, and features an Art Biennale, Biennale Musica, Biennale Teatro, the Venice International Film Festival, Venice ...

Exhibition of Malick Sidibé photography to open in London

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
In 2007, he became the first photographer and the first African artist to win the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale. The art academic and former MoMA curator Robert Storr said at the time: “No African artist has done more to enhance photography's ...

WAHS Alumnus, Architect's Work On Exhibit At The Venice Architecture Biennale - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - When she was young, Williamsport Area High School alumnus Kristy Balliet developed an interest in a field of work that has now launched her from the small town to the world stage.

An Artist's Salt Crystal Gown, Created Deep Under the Dead Sea

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
A film of salt-encrusted shoes melting through the ice of a frozen lake in Gdansk, Poland (“Salted Lake,” 2011), formed a centerpiece of her exhibition for Israel's pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale. For the last five years, the studio has been ...

From killing machines to agents of hope: the future of drones in Africa

The Guardian - ‎15 hours ago‎
... drone technology - something that is usually associated with war and hostilities - to make an immediate life-saving impact in Africa,” says Foster, of the $70,000 (£53,000) low-tech, steel-free structure that was previewed at the Venice Biennale in ...

John McLellan: Why festivals are the future

Herald Scotland - ‎1 hour ago‎
As the paper's editor at the time, of course I would say that, wouldn't I? We saw in a visual arts festival the chance to establish our equivalent to the Venice Biennale which attracts the international arts world in ways Edinburgh at the time was not ...

Bill Viola to Unveil New Video Installation at London's St. Paul's Cathedral

artnet News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Internationally acclaimed artist Bill Viola will unveil his second permanent large-scale video installation at London's St. Paul's Cathedral.

Seeking Deputy Artistic Director

E-Flux - ‎20 hours ago‎
The PinchukArtCentre represented Ukraine in 2007, 2009 and 2014 at the Venice Biennale, organizing the Ukrainian national pavilions, as well as with Future Generation Art Prize@Venice exhibitions in 2011 and 2013 as part of the Collateral events.

Meet the Man Who Dropped a Boulder on a Chrysler

Smithsonian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Durham is a renowned American artist, who has made five appearances at the Venice Biennale, but few here will recognize his name or his work.

Venice Film Festival to Feature 'Focus on China'

YIBADA English - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
He said: "Under the guidance of various Italian government agencies and organizations, like Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Italian Trade Agency, and La Biennale, the umbrella organization committee of Venice Film ...