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Imposter Cities – Canadian Pavilion – Venice Architecture Biennale 2021

An exclusive interview with curator David Theodore, Thomas Balaban and Jennifer Thorogood of TBA about the Venice Architecture Biennale and Canada’s Pavilion – Imposter Cities

How will we live together? 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale

The Venice Architecture Biennale is the Olympics of architecture. And like the real Olympics, it was pushed back a year and is moving forward with an IRL exhibition which will launch this May. As much as I am itching to travel and Italy is handing out some money to those willing to go there (Sicily) I will experience this from afar and through digital means. International Architecture Exhibition titled How will we live together? is curated by Hashim Sarkis and organized by La Biennale di Venezia. This topic couldn’t be any more timely as we are still in the thick of a pandemic and many lockdowns. As Sarkis describes the theme, it is about establishing a new spatial contract. In the context of widening political divides and growing economic inequalities, Sarkis is calling on architects to imagine spaces in which we can generously live together:  – together as human beings who, despite increasing individuality, yearn to connect with one another and with other species across digital and real space;  – together as new households looking …