Dates 2015 International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia
Today the Board of Venice Biennale settled the dates for the 2015 Art Exhibition with and extended period: 9th May > 22nd November 2015
“Fundamentals” - Deadline for the Collateral Events
Photo from the Hong Kong collateral event in the 12th International Architecture Exhibition
26th November 2013 is the deadline to submit the application for the collateral events in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition.
The 14th International Architecture Exhibition, directed by Rem Koolhaas, will be held from Saturday 7th June to Sunday 23rd November 2014 at the Giardini and Arsenale venues.
Rem Koolhaas has stated: “Fundamentals will be a Biennale about architecture, not architects. After several Biennales dedicated to the celebration of the contemporary, Fundamentals will focus on histories - on the inevitable elements of all architecture used by any architect, anywhere, anytime (the door, the floor, the ceiling etc.) and on the evolution of national architectures in the last 100 years. In three complementary manifestations - taking place in the Central Pavilion, the Arsenale, and the National Pavilions - this retrospective will generate a fresh understanding of the richness of architecture’s fundamental repertoire, apparently so exhausted today”.
Prince of Monaco visits Azerbaijan’s exhibition
Photo credit: Ugo Carmeni
“During the 55th Venice Biennale, the reigning Prince of Monaco Albert II familiarized with Azerbaijan's exhibition hall organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, a message of the Foundation said on Thursday.
It should be noted that Azerbaijani exhibition hall 'Ornaments', which is located in the XIV century Lezze Palace in Campo Santo Stefano, was opened on June 1.
The exhibition hall presents Azerbaijan's national cultural heritage thanks to six pieces of art by contemporary artists of Azerbaijan - Rashad Alekperov, Fakhriyya Mammadova, Chingiz, Sanan Alesgerov, Bunutay Hagverdiyev and Farid Rasulov.
Different expositions of Azerbaijan, which has participated in the Venice Biennale since 2007, cause visitors' interest each time. The current exhibition hall of Azerbaijan entered the top five exhibition halls of 88 participating countries.
Prince of Monaco, Albert II underlined that the exhibition hall, under the motto 'Ornaments', has left a big impression on him about the history and cultural heritage of Azerbaijan.
According to him, such exhibitions play an important role in promoting the country.
Prince Albert II visited only Azerbaijan's exhibition of all national pavilions. He said that the 'Ornament' installation, made of wooden planks, emphasizing the identity and uniqueness of different peoples' cultures by using the language of symbols of East and West, greatly impresses visitors.
Prince of Monaco stressed that along with an ancient history, Azerbaijan's contemporary art has been recognized in the world.
He added that such projects are very important for greater convergence of different peoples.
Albert II said that he is also interested in carrying out such projects in Monaco, which are promoting the Azerbaijani culture.
It should be recalled that Azerbaijan's National Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale will run until November 24.”