Posts Tagged: Venice Biennale

The Venetian Front

[Review of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition originally published in Mark Magazine #63. Photos by Sergio Pirrone.] Reporting From the Front addresses “issues of segregation, inequalities, peripheries, access to sanitation, natural disasters, housing shortage, migration, informality, crime, traffic, waste, pollution

The Venetian Front

[Review of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition originally published in Mark Magazine #63. Photos by Sergio Pirrone.] Reporting From the Front addresses “issues of segregation, inequalities, peripheries, access to sanitation, natural disasters, housing shortage, migration, informality, crime, traffic, waste, pollution

Reporting From the Affront

  [Text published in art4d magazine #238] The Venice Biennale is a huge event; architecture’s biggest. It’s so big, if we include the many so-called “collateral events” that take place throughout the city in addition to the Arsenale and the

Reporting From the Affront

  [Text published in art4d magazine #238] The Venice Biennale is a huge event; architecture’s biggest. It’s so big, if we include the many so-called “collateral events” that take place throughout the city in addition to the Arsenale and the

Observations on Attitude

[Originally published in Log Journal #32] Visiting “Fair Enough,” the satirical exhibition in the Russian Pavilion, I was reminded of The Boutique at the 1984 Miss General Idea Pavilion, an installation by the Canadian artist collective General Idea in Toronto in

Observations on Attitude

[Originally published in Log Journal #32] Visiting “Fair Enough,” the satirical exhibition in the Russian Pavilion, I was reminded of The Boutique at the 1984 Miss General Idea Pavilion, an installation by the Canadian artist collective General Idea in Toronto in

Groupies

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #51] We’ve all heard of ‘selfies’. What about ‘groupies’? During the opening of the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, photographer Sergio Pirrone and I casually interviewed and photographed groups of Biennale attendees. Normally commemorating an extraordinary collective

Groupies

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #51] We’ve all heard of ‘selfies’. What about ‘groupies’? During the opening of the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, photographer Sergio Pirrone and I casually interviewed and photographed groups of Biennale attendees. Normally commemorating an extraordinary collective

Architecture’s Prime Taboo, is one of its ‘Fundamentals’, too.

Russia’s pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, titled ‘Fair Enough’, is one of the few exhibitions in the entire Biennale that made me laugh out loud. And not out of ridicule. On the contrary: I laughed because it was poignantly satirical.

Architecture’s Prime Taboo, is one of its ‘Fundamentals’, too.

Russia’s pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, titled ‘Fair Enough’, is one of the few exhibitions in the entire Biennale that made me laugh out loud. And not out of ridicule. On the contrary: I laughed because it was poignantly satirical.

Groupies: A Mark Magazine project at the Venice Architecture Biennale

We’ve all heard of ‘selfies’, perhaps even taken a few ourselves. So why not ‘groupies’? During the opening of the Venice Architecture Biennale, Mark Magazine collaborators Rafael Gomez-Moriana and Sergio Pirrone will be casually interviewing and photographing Biennale attendees in

Groupies: A Mark Magazine project at the Venice Architecture Biennale

We’ve all heard of ‘selfies’, perhaps even taken a few ourselves. So why not ‘groupies’? During the opening of the Venice Architecture Biennale, Mark Magazine collaborators Rafael Gomez-Moriana and Sergio Pirrone will be casually interviewing and photographing Biennale attendees in

Architecture Beyond Talk

“Out There: Architecture Beyond Building” is the title of this year’s Venice Biennale of Architecture, curated by Aaron Betsky. The implication here is that architects do more than “merely” build buildings. So what else do they do? Firstly, it has

Architecture Beyond Talk

“Out There: Architecture Beyond Building” is the title of this year’s Venice Biennale of Architecture, curated by Aaron Betsky. The implication here is that architects do more than “merely” build buildings. So what else do they do? Firstly, it has