Biennale Architettura 2018

Four Pavilions in Six Minutes

 John Hill
20. August 2018
German Pavilion (Photo: John Hill/World-Architects)
PLANE—SITE, with archipinion, has produced a series of 90-second videos that feature interviews with the curators of four pavilions at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale: France, Germany, the Nordic countries, and the United States.
Although most of the Biennale's media attention, World-Architects included, came around its opening in May, late August marks the halfway point in the Biennale's six-month run. So what better time to revisit the Biennale, specifically a few of its national pavilions? Watch the four videos by PLANE—SITE and archipinion below.
FRANCE
Infinite Places - Building or Making Places?
Commissioner: French Institute with Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Culture
Curators: Nicola Delon, Julien Choppin, Sébastien Eymard- Encore Heureux
GERMANY
Unbuilding Walls
Commissioner: Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community.
Curator: Marianne Birthler, Lars Krückeberg, Wolfram Putz, Thomas Willemeit
NORDIC COUNTRIES (FINLAND - NORWAY - SWEDEN)
Another Generosity
Commissioner: Reetta Heiskanen, Museum of Finnish Architecture
Curators: Juulia Kauste, Eero Lundén
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Dimensions of Citizenship
Commissioners: School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Paul Coffey, Jonathan Solomon), The University of Chicago (Bill Brown, Bill Michel)
Curators: Niall Atkinson, Ann Lui, Mimi Zeiger

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