Chicago in Venice: A first look at the U.S. pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale
May 23, 2018
By Blair Kamin
(excerpt) Watch out, Donald Trump! When this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale opens Saturday, the U.S. pavilion, shaped for the first time by Chicagoans, takes aim at the “us” and “them” mentality behind the president’s proposed wall along the border with Mexico. And its exhibits lob other intellectual bombshells.
Titled “Dimensions of Citizenship” and organized by the School of the Art Institute and the University of Chicago, the pavilion provides a platform for designers to envision spaces and structures fit for a world where technological, economic and social change runs in perpetual overdrive.READ HERE