The 17th International Architecture Exhibition will run 23 May to 29 November 2020 (pre-opening 21 and 22 May), curated by architect and scholar Hashim Sarkis.
“The world is putting new challenges in front of architecture – stated Sarkis. I look forward to working with participating architects from around the world to imagine together how we are going to rise to these challenges.”
Hashim Sarkis has been Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) since 2015. He is the author and editor of several books and articles on modern architecture history and theory.
Australia’s pavilion will be assembled by creative directors Tristan Wong and Jefa Greenaway. Their proposal, titled In | Between, will be delivered in collaboration with anthropologist Elizabeth Grant, writer/producer Tim Ross, designer Aaron Puls and architecture graduate Jordyn Milliken. Read more here.
The Biennale has been postponed in light of the COVID-19 outbreak in Northern Italy and will now open on 29 August. For more information, go here.