Today we received a special update from Migrating Landscapes Organizer (MLO) to find out what's new with the team. Here's what's going on as Team Canada packs for the Venice Architecture Biennale this August.
What to expect from the Venice Biennale this year
To make a statement on space and landscape, Migrating Landscapes plans on scattering wooden modules out from the confines of the Canadian Pavilion. Shorter wood pieces will evolve into seating, while the taller wood pieces will act as bright fluorescent pink beacons for the Canadian Pavilion.
The team hopes this exterior installation will represent notions and values that can be negotiated with neighbouring nations. The idea is that visitors shouldn't be required to find their ways into the boundaries of the Canadian Pavilion but rather be immersed in the experience on common ground.
How to make it in Venice, Italy
Put the "fun" in Fundraising
MLO is launching a shop by the end of this month! We're stoked to get our hands on carrying bags and attire with limited edition designs, but we're most excited to see what kinds of wood furniture and products will be available.
- Amirali Javidan
- Mira Yung and IMu Chan
- Olena Chytra, Philipp Dittus, Alana Green, Katy Young
- D’Arcy Jones with Amanda Kemeny, Daan Murray and Melani Pigat
- Tiffany Shaw-Collinge
- April Hiebert, Brad Pickard, Robyn Robertson, Mark Sin and Victoria Yong-Hing
- Jason Hare
- Travis Cooke and Jason Kun
- Andre Silva, Chris Gilmour and Kory Kaspersion
- Andrew Batay-Csorba and Jodi Batay-Csorba
- Erica Pecoskie and George Simionopoulos
- Kfir Gluzberg and Liana Bresler
- Enrique Enriquez
- Felix Tue
- Jean-Nicolas Bouchard and Philippe Charest
- Anca Matiyku and Chad Connery
- Marianna de Cola
- Stephen Kopp, Monica Adair, John Leroux, Jessie Croll and Alicia Halas
Together with Migrating Landscapes organizers and curators 5468796 Architecture + Jae-Sung Chon, these winning entries will form Canada’s official entry at the 2012 Venice Biennale in Architecture (August 29 – November 25). A special thanks goes to the national jury: Eleanor Bond, Ian Chodikoff, Anne Cormier, Bruce Kuwabara, and John Patkau.
For more information and images of the winning entries, visit MLO and scroll down. To see tons more photos of the national exhibition in Winnipeg, visit Migrating Landscapes' album on Facebook. All of Cityzen's previous updates on Migrating Landscapes can be found here.
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Photo credits: Jacqueline Young