Hashim Sarkis has been appointed director of the 17th Architecture Exhibition, to be held in Venice from May 23rd to November 29th, 2020.
President Baratta stated: “We have appointed the Curator of the next Biennale Architettura 2020, within the timeframe needed for organizing the Exhibition and in respect of the norms which govern La Biennale. With Hashim Sarkis, La Biennale has provided itself with a Curator who is particularly aware of the topics and criticalities which the various contrasting realities of today’s society pose for our living space.”
Sarkis is the principal architect of Hashim Sarkis Studios (HSS), established in 1998 with offices in Boston and Beirut, and Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) since 2015. He was member of the international jury of Biennale Architettura in 2016, and participated with his firm in the Pavilions of the United States in 2014 and Albania in 2010.
- Hashim Sarkis, Director of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice