Biennial

The 17th International Architecture Exhibition

Titled ” How will we live together?”, the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, under the direction of new president Roberto Cicutto, runs 22 May to 21 November 2021 at the Giardini, the Arsenale, and Forte Marghera, and it is curated by architect and scholar Hashim Sarkis.

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17th Venice Architecture Biennale
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National Participations
61 National Participations bring to life the historic Pavilions in the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice, with 3 countries taking part in the Biennale Architettura for the first time: Grenada, Iraq, Uzbekistan
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Collateral Events
17 Collateral Events promoted by national and international non-profit entities and institutions, organized in various venues in the city of Venice.
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Major exhibitions across the Venice historic centre
Exhibitions
Stop Painting
An exhibition conceived by Peter Fischli
22 May 2021 - 21 Nov 2021
Fondazione Prada, Venice
Venice
Exhibitions
Georg Baselitz: Archinto
The exhibition is produced by Gagosian in collaboration with Venetian Heritage
19 May 2021 - 27 Nov 2022
Palazzo Grimani
Venice
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Taloi Havini: The Soul Expanding Ocean #1
The new site-specific work by Taloi Havini is part of a two-year curatorial cycle entitled The Soul Expanding Ocean by Ocean Space’s 2021 and 2022 curator Chus Martínez.
03 May 2021 - 17 Oct 2021
Ocean Space
Venice
Exhibitions
Mario De Biasi. Photographs 1947-2003
The retrospective gathers 256 photographs representative of De Biasi's career
13 May 2021 - 09 Jan 2022
Casa dei Tre Oci
Venice
Exhibitions
Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies
The exhibition assumes as a starting point a recent series of video work by the renowned artist
23 May 2021 - 09 Jan 2022
Punta della Dogana
Venice
Exhibitions
Niccolo Casas: Plasticity
Parley for the Oceans present Plasticity, an installation by Italian architect Niccolo Casas in collaboration with the Italian Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia.
22 May 2021 - 21 Nov 2021
Padiglione Italia
Venice
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Les Secrets de l’Opéra
An immersive sound installation connects Venice and the metro in Paris
20 May 2021 - 22 May 2021
Pase Platform
Venice
Events
Venice Design Week 2021
Organized by the Art and Design Venice Cultural Association
09 Oct 2021 - 17 Oct 2021
Various venues in Venice
Venice
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Venice Design Biennial
Conceived, produced and organised by Venice Art Factory
20 May 2021 - 27 Jun 2021
Various venues in Venice
Venice
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The Venice Glass Week 2021
The international festival founded in 2017 to celebrate, support and promote the art of glassmaking
04 Sep 2021 - 17 Sep 2021
Various venues in Venice, Murano, Mestre
Venice
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