First glimpse: The seven “Dimensions of Citizenship” installations of the U.S. Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale
<img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/n3/n3660mdct5823ebk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />Tackling the ever-complex question of what it means to be a citizen, the U.S. Pavilion exhibition <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1003809/dimensions-of-citizenship" rel="nofollow" >“Dimensions of Citizenship”</a> for the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/871008/2018-venice-biennale" rel="nofollow" >2018 Venice Biennale</a> will comprise of seven architectural installations that explore this loaded topic at seven different spatial scales. Today, the U.S. Pavilion team announced more details about the projects.
Last August, U.S. Pavilion curators Niall Atkinson, Ann Lui, and Mimi Zeiger commissioned the seven architecture practices, including Studio Gang, SCAPE, Keller Easterling, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Ranging from the citizen to the cosmos, each installation explores how citizenship “may be defined, constructed, enacted, contested, or expressed in the built environment” at these different scales, and poses questions about issues related to belonging, sovereignty, and ecology.
Here's a preview of each installation:
Scale: Citizen / Amanda Williams + Andres L. Hernandez, in collaboration with Shani Crowe