SANAA’s Kazuyo Sejima Selects Theme for Venice Architecture Biennale

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Somehow tangentially related to the last post, because it’s more architecture-for-art’s sake, the budding starchitect Kazuyo Sejima of SANAA has chosen the theme for this fall’s Venice Architecture Biennale: “People Meet Architecture.” Sejima, you’ll perhaps recall, was given the guest director title for this year’s event back in November. The theme, she explains, will try to help people make connections to architecture and likewise how architecture can relate to people. Here’s a bit more:

“There will be independent spaces for each architect or each theme, which means that the participants will be their own curators. In this way contributors will design their own space and make presentations that consider the experience of the visitor both physically and conceptually. It will be a series of spaces rather than a series of objects.”