Venice Architecture Biennale 2018 preview
The 16th international architecture exhibition of the Venice Biennale, running from 26 May to 25 November, is curated by architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara who selected the theme ‘Freespace’ for the event. As well as the main exhibition located at the Giardini and the Arsenale including 71 participants, this year there are the 63 national pavilions – as well as a host of other architectural and cultural events happening across Venice. Dive into our ever-expanding map of highlights...
Curated by Kerem Piker and coordinated by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, the Pavilion of Turkey will present Vardiya (the Shift1), an open space for creative encounter and collaborative production. Located at the Sale d’Armi, Arsenale, Vardiya will offer a programme of public events, envisioned as a participatory platform for workshops, digital round table discussions and meetings. Piker’s curatorial programme opens up the space to 122 international architecture students, as well as academics, professionals, keynote speakers and visitors, inviting a diversity of voices to participate in a continuous process of learning and production.
26 May - 25 November; Sale d’Armi, Fondamenta Arsenale