A note from Kazuyo Sejima on this year's Venice Biennale

The first woman to curate the Venice Biennale says more about this year's theme
Share
Kazuyo Sejima, Director of the 12th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
Kazuyo Sejima, Director of the 12th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia

The inspiration for this year's Venice Biennale theme: 'People Meet in Architecture' comes from what we [Ryue Nishizawa - her partner at the architecture practice SANAA] think about architecture. Basically, all of our projects try to create an atmosphere for people. We have said before that we try to make architecture that feels like a park. This has to do with making an atmosphere that can be experienced and used in many ways. It can be grand or it can be intimate.

 

Kazuyo Sejima is the curator of the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale, the co-winner of the 2010 Pritzker Prize and a partner at the architecture firm SANAA.


You May Also Like


Article





ABOUT PHAIDON

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
Read more