Everyone stop, there’s the Biennale: an event that is a “can’t miss” for some and a perfect excuse to spend a couple days in Venice for others. But no excuse is needed to visit the most beautiful city in the world, and so the biennale of Architecture 2018 becomes an easy destination for a perfect cultural vacation in the lagoon.
Open from Saturday the 26th of May to Sunday the “5th of November 2018 at the Giardini and Arsenale, The 16th International Exhibiton of Architecture named FREESPACE curated by Yvonne Farrel and Shelly Mcnamara. For those who work in the industry and for fans of Vernisages preview of the exhibition are held on the 24th and 25th of May, while the award ceremony and inauguration will be held on Saturday the 26th of May 2018.
The FREESPACE show is on display in the Central Pavilion of the Giardini and the Arsenale including 71 participants. Along with the 71 participants is a collection in two special sections: the first has 16 participants and is called Close Encounter, meeting with remarkable projects and will present works that stem from reflections of projects from the past; the second with 12 participants titled The Practice of Teaching, collects work developed in the teaching area.
The Exhibition has 63 national participants in the historical pavilions at the Giardini, Arsenale, and the historical center of Venice. There are 6 new countries presenting for the first time at the Biennale of Architecture: Antigua and Barbuda, Saudi Arabia, Guatemala, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Santa Sede (with an exclusive pavilion on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.)
Even for this edition there is a selection of Collateral Events that have been proposed by international entities and institutions, each will set up their show in Venice at the same time of the International Biennale of Architecture Exhibition. (Almost always free-entrance).
In other words, it’s another interesting and sustainable reason you can choose to visit the marvelous island of Venice and once again be immersed in an unforgettable atmosphere and the grandeur of an international exhibition.