The Venice Biennale 2016: The Nordic Pavilion Exhibition
26th May – 27th November 2016, The Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
"David Basulto, curator of In Therapy: Nordic Countries Face to Face - the Nordic Pavilion exhibition at the 2016 Venice Biennale - has announced that 500 submissions were received following an Open Call. Of these, 300 projects have been selected to form a contemporary survey of Nordic architecture and will form the central body of the show. Nine have been chosen as uniquely representative of the contemporary Nordic scene and will be presented in depth. [...]
The Nordic participation at the Venice biennale is a collaboration between the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Helsinki, the National Museum´s Department of Architecture, Oslo, and ArkDes - the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design, Stockholm.
In Therapy relates to Alejandro Aravena´s overall theme of the 2016 Venice Biennale "Reporting From the Front", focusing on specific challenges being faced in the Nordic region. The Nordic nations - Finland, Norway and Sweden - have reached a pivotal point in their collective, and individual, architectural identities. [...]"
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