Tag: Venice Biennale

2020 Venice Architecture Biennale Australian creative directors Jefa Greenaway and Tristan Wong.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Oct 2019

Australia’s 2020 Venice pavilion to evoke Country and connection

The exhibition will “highlight the potential of architecture to build cultural understanding between first nations peoples and others.”

The Australian pavilion by Denton Corker Marshall in Venice.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Oct 2019

What will Australia’s 2020 Venice exhibition be?

Cross-cultural understanding, climate change and a citizen jury for design are explored in the shortlisted proposals for Australia’s exhibition at the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Hashim Sarkis (left) and Paolo Baratta (right).
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Jul 2019

Venice Biennale 2020 to explore ‘How will we live together?’

Hashim Sarkis, the curator of the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale, has announced the theme exhibition will be “How will we live together?”

“Recasting” by Alison Brooks Architects (United Kingdom).
Review | Nicole Kalms | 6 Jun 2018

Venice 2018: Freespace / Womanspace

Nicole Kalms assembles a list of some of the most unmissable projects by women at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Somewhere Other by John Wardle Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 25 May 2018

John Wardle Architects, Room 11 complete installations for Venice Biennale main exhibition

Australian practices John Wardle Architects and Room 11 are among the 71 participants in the main exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale.

Just so f***cking beautiful by Nicole Kalms and Gene Bawden.
News | Patrick Hunn | 10 Apr 2018

Sexual harassment experiences highlighted in Australian exhibit at Venice Biennale satellite show

An Australian research team’s installation at a Venice Architecture Biennale satellite show calls on architects to combat spatial inequalities faced by women.

The Central Pavilion at the Giardini in Venice feature the 2014 exhibition Elements of Architecture, curated by Rem Koolhaas.
News | Linda Cheng | 13 Mar 2018

John Wardle Architects, Room 11 selected for Venice Biennale main exhibition

Two Australian practices have been selected to exhibit alongside Pritzker Prize laureates and the 2018 Woman Architect of the Year in the 2018 Venice Biennale main exhibition.

Creative directors for Australia's exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. L–R: Linda Tegg, Mauro Baracco and Louise Wright.
News | Linda Cheng | 23 Aug 2017

‘Immersive, multi-sensory’ grassland to be exhibited in Australia’s pavilion at 2018 Venice Biennale

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the winning concept and creative team for Australia’s exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

The Pool: Architecture, Culture and Identity, exhibition by Aileen Sage Architects (Isabelle Toland and Amelia Holliday) with Michelle Tabet, commissioned for the Australian Pavilion by the Australian Institute of Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 23 Jun 2017

The Pool to make Australian premiere in Melbourne

Australia’s 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale commission will be exhibited at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Spanish exhibition: Unfinished at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Jun 2017

Golden Lion-winning Venice Biennale exhibition comes to Australia

“40 Days of Spanish Architecture” will see Unfinished, an exploration of the impact of the 2008 financial crisis on Spanish architecture, and its curators, visit Australia.

Shelley McNamara (left) and Yvonne Farrell (right) of Grafton Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Jun 2017

Theme revealed for 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have titled the theme for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition Freespace, which will explore generosity and thoughtfulness.

The creative team making waves. L–R: Amelia Holliday, Michelle Tabet and Isabelle Toland.
News | Josh Harris | 8 Jun 2017

The Pool creative directors finalists in NSW Creative Achievement Awards

Aileen Sage Architects and Michelle Tabet are among the finalists for the NSW Creative Achievement Awards, in recognition of their installation at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Photograph from the Body Remembers series by Tracey Moffatt.
News | Patrick Hunn | 10 May 2017

Ghosts, ruins and forced migration: the 2017 Australian Venice Biennale exhibition opens

An exhibition of work by artist Tracey Moffatt has opened at the permanent Australian pavilion in Venice designed by Denton Corker Marshall.

Shelley McNamara (left) and Yvonne Farrell (right) of Grafton Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Jan 2017

Curators appointed for 2018 Venice Biennale

Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects have been appointed curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition.

The Australian Pavilion in Venice, designed by Denton Corker Marshall and completed in 2015.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Jan 2017

Australian creative director sought for 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Expressions of interest open for the position of creative director(s) of the Australian exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

The Incidental Space exhibition in the Swiss pavilion featured an irregular form of "perceived virtuoso sloppiness," which belied the rigorous structural analysis that sophisticated computation can implement.
Review | Patrick Keane | 24 Oct 2016

Digital practising in Venice

Patrick Keane reviews the 2016 Venice Biennale through a digital lens, discussing projects that embrace the digital Zeitgeist within an exhibition that seemingly focuses on analog practice.

Spanish exhibition: Unfinished at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Review | Linda Cheng | 1 Aug 2016

Reporting from the Front or an affront to architecture?

Alejandro Aravena’s 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, themed Reporting from the Front, left the critics with vexed feelings.

The Pool, Australia's exhibition at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, curated by Aileen Sage Architects (Isabelle Toland and Amelia Holliday) and Michelle Tabet.
Review | Fiona Nixon | 1 Aug 2016

Damp power: Reflections on The Pool

At the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, Fiona Nixon finds that, in a city of spectacle, The Pool is sensational: a contemplative space that responds adeptly to the architecture of the new pavilion. But why are architects curiously under-represented?

The Pool exhibition curated by Aileen Sage and Michelle Tabet in the Australian pavilion designed by Denton Corker Marshall.
News | Linda Cheng | 26 May 2016

Water born: The Pool opens in Venice

Australia’s exhibition in the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, The Pool, explores one of the country’s most “fundamental public spaces.”

Melbourne’s Fitzroy Swimming Pool has retained a sign added in the early 1950s reading “Aqua profonda” meaning “deep water” in Italian – a reflection of the great influx of migrants from the Mediterranean during that time.
Discourse | Rory Hyde | 30 Mar 2016

The Pool in Venice, a preview

Rory Hyde discovers themes of identity and cross-cultural understanding behind Australia’s The Pool exhibition at the 2016 Venice Biennale.