Alvaro Siza at the Venice Biennale 2016
28th May - 27th November 2016, Venice, Italy
The Venice Biennale will present the 15th International Architecture Exhibition under the theme "Reporting from the Front", comissionered by Alejandro Aravena. It will take place between 28th May and 27th November 2016, at the Giardini and the Arsenale, in Venice, Italy.
The Portuguese participation in the Biennale will count with an exhibition entitled "Neighbourhood: Where Alvaro meets Aldo", about the work of Alvaro Siza in the field of social housing and its influences of Aldo Rossi. Carlos Moura Carvalho, Director of the Portuguese Directorate-General for Arts, is the commissioner of the Portuguese participation who designated Nuno Grande and Roberto Cremascoli as curators. The exhibition will take place at the venue Campo di Marte, in the Giudecca island. A lecture by Professor Ana Tostoes, Chair of Docomomo International, will also take place at the inauguration of the exhibition.
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