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Biennale di Venezia © Amy Youngs
Architecture Biennale

Venice Biennale postponed

La Biennale di Venezia has announced that the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, curated by Hashim Sarkis, which was to take place in Venice from 29 August through 29 November 2020, has been postponed to 2021, to be held Saturday 22 May to Sunday 21 November 2021. Consequently, the 59th International Art Exhibition, curated by Cecilia Alemani, which was …

25.05.2020
Swiss Pavilion in Venice
Architecture Biennale, Visual Arts

Competition for Swiss Pavilion 2020

The Venice Architecture Biennale is considered one of the most respected platforms for architecture and urban design worldwide. In light of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition due to open in 2020, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia has launched its second general competition for the exhibition project at the Swiss Pavilion. This year, 51 dossiers …

02.11.2018
Architecture Biennale

Freespace – Switzerland at the Biennale

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 …

22.05.2018
Architecture Biennale

Salon Suisse 2018

This year’s «Salon Suisse» will present «En marge de l’architecture: Encounters beyond the discipline» by architectural historian Marcel Bächtiger, cultural theorist Tim Kammasch, and architect Stanislas Zimmermann with the support of local Salonnière Laura Tinti. The events will tackle the importance of the disciplines bordering architecture, such as art, film, literature, urbanism, philosophy. Using the …

28.03.2018
Ani Vihervaara, Alessandro Bosshard, Li Tavor & Matthew van der Ploeg. © KEYSTONE/Christian Beutler
Architecture Biennale

Svizzera 240: House Tour

The Swiss contribution to the Architecture Biennale is considered one of the most important initiatives in the field of contemporary culture and building construction. For the first time this year, Pro Helvetia selected a project based on an open call of 81 architectural submissions. Pro Helvetia and SIA will present and discuss «Svizzera 240: House …

20.03.2018
The Primary Fondue Party, Performance, Claudia Comte
Art Biennale

Switzerland, from Venice to the United States

The 57th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia came to an end on 26 November. During this last weekend, Pro Helvetia presented the fourth «Salon Suisse» of this season. This official collateral event of the Art Biennale is conceived each year in parallel to the exhibition of the Swiss Pavilion and is punctuated …

04.12.2017