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Venice Biennials

Freespace – Switzerland at the Biennale

Biennale di Venezia

Main exhibition
26 May – 25 Nov 2018

24 and 25 May 2018

Swiss Pavilion

Giardini della Biennale

Media conference
24 May 2018, 2:00 pm

Official opening of the exhibition
25 May 2018, 2:30 pm

Salon Suisse

Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi
Each salon will start at 6:30pm

Salon 1
24 May 2018, 6:30 pm (opening)

Salon 2
13 Sept until 15 Sep 2018

Salon 3
2 Oct until 6 Oct 2018

Salon 4
22 Nov until 24 Nov 2018

The 16th International Architecture Exhibition takes place in Venice from 26 May to 25 November 2018 (Preview 24 and 25 May 2018) at the Giardini and at the Arsenale as well as at various venues in the city. The main exhibition entitled «FREESPACE» is curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara.

Swiss Pavilion

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia entrusted the realisation of the Swiss participation at the Biennale Architettura 2018 to Alessandro Bosshard, Li Tavor, Matthew van der Ploeg and Ani Vihervaara with their project «Svizzera 240: House Tour».

Salon Suisse

Marcel Bächtiger, Tim Kammasch, Stanislas Zimmermann and Laura Tinti are responsible for the «Salon Suisse» 2018 entitled «En marge de l’architecture: Encounters beyond the discipline», a programme of talks and events supplementing the exhibition at the Swiss Pavilion, which takes place at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi. Partner of the «Salon Suisse» is Laufen Bathrooms AG.

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