The Japan Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2018

The Japan Foundation is proud to organize Japan’s national participation at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, held from May 26 through November 25, 2018. We are also delighted to announce that Momoyo Kaijima (Associate Professor at University of Tsukuba, Atelier Bow-Wow, ETHZ Professor of Architectural Behaviorology), has been selected as the curator of the Japan Pavilion.

Outline of the Biennale

The 16th International Architecture Exhibition
Theme FREESPACE
Director Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara
Venues Giardini di Castello, Arsenale, etc.
Dates Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, November 25, 2018
Official Website
The Japanese Pavilion
Theme Architectural Ethnography from Tokyo:Guidebooks and Projects on Livelihood
Curator Momoyo Kaijima
(Atelier Bow-Wow, Associate Professor at University of Tsukuba, ETHZ Professor of Architectural Behaviorology)
Curator Team ETHZ Studio Bow-Wow
Laurent Stalder (ETHZ Professor of Theory of Architecture, Director of the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture)
Yu Iseki(Curator at Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito)
Organizer/ Commissioner The Japan Foundation
With special support of Ishibashi Foundation logo of Ishibashi Foundation
Supported by
  • YKK AP Inc. Window Research Institute
  • Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich
  • Faculty of Art and Design at the University of Tsukuba
  • The Obayashi Foundation
Logo: YKK AP Inc. Window Research Institute, Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich, Faculty of Art and Design at the University of Tsukuba, The Obayashi Foundation
In cooperation with DAIKO ELECTRIC CO., LTD Logo of DAIKO ELECTRIC CO., LTD
Participants
  • Oswald Adande
  • Akihito Aoi, NPONPO Fukushima Housing and Community Design Network, Team Fukushima Atlas
  • ArchiAid Oshika Peninsula Supporting Seminar
  • ASSEMBLE with Marie Jacotey
  • Piotr Bujas, Łukasz Stanek, Alicja Gzowska, Aleksandra Kędziorek
  • BUREAU A, Burø
  • Emanuel Christ and Christoph Gantenbein / ETH Zurich
  • Marie Combette, Thomas Batzenschlager, Clémence Pybaro
  • Constructlab
  • Crimson Architectural Historians with Hugo Corbett
  • Drawing Architecture Studio
  • Niklas Fanelsa, Marius Helten, Björn Martenson, Leonard Wertgen
  • Adam Frampton, Jonathan D. Solomon, Clara Wong
  • Fernando García-Huidobro, Diego Torres, Nicolás Tugas
  • Gede Kresna
  • Florian Goldmann
  • GSA Unit 14 / University of Johannesburg
  • Hajime Ishikawa Laboratory / Keio University SFC
  • Ismael Sheikh Hassan / KU Leuven
  • Dirk E. Hebel, Melakeselam Moges, Zara Gray, with Something Fantastic
  • Interboro Partners
  • Andrew L. Jenner with John Braben
  • Éva Le Roi
  • MAP Office
  • Titus Matiyane
  • Yukio Miyashita
  • Joseph Myerscough with Sarah Mills / Leeds Beckett University
  • Rekiseikai (Team Asphalt), NAKATANI Seminar
  • Jan Rothuizen, Martijn van Tol, Dirk-Jan Visser, Aart Jan van der Linden
  • Rural Urban Framework andSony Devabhaktuni / The University of Hong Kong
  • Junko Sanada
  • Dubravka Sekulić
  • Studio Tom Emerson / ETH Zurich
  • Do Ho Suh
  • Yukiko Suto
  • Juan Carlos Tello
  • Tomato architecture
  • David Trottin, Jean-Christophe Masson, Franck Tallon
  • Urban Risk Lab / MIT, Hiraoka Lab / Miyagi University,
    MISTI Japan / MIT, Reischauer Institute /Harvard University
  • Lys Villalba
  • Who Builds Your Architecture?
  • YAMAGUCHI Akira
Japan Pavilion official website https://2018.veneziabiennale-japanpavilion.jp/index.html

Press Release

[Organizer/Contact]

The Japan Foundation
International Operations Section 2
Arts and Culture Dept.
Persons in charge: Ohira (Mr.), Sato (Mr.)
E-mail: venezia@jpf.go.jp
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