Rem Koolhaas, Ai Weiwei, Superflex and others take part in Gwangju Folly Project
Architectural follies impose on our assumptions of what architecture is and what it should be -- what is function, what is beauty, where do private and public space meet. Gwangju Folly II, part of the Gwangju Biennale Foundation, highlights the politicization of public space through multiple... View full entry
"Networks of surrender" exhibition at 2011 Gwangju Design Biennale
Over twenty architects, designers, philosophers and photographers across Sydney have participated in a series of creative conversations, which transform the image of this harbour city from generic postcard perfection to a set of multiplicitous, individual urban narratives. These are networks of surrender, whose ambition is not the cohesion of a finished, consumerable product, but the construction of new communities for creative work.
"Networks of surrender" sits in the ‘Communities’ sub-section of the 2011 Gwangju Design Biennale alongside four other invited cities: Johannesburg, Macau, Medellín, and Tel Aviv-Jaffa. The exhibition is a collaboration between three practitioners/academics Samantha Spurr... View full entry