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US PAVILION 2018
VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE

Films courtesy of Commissioners of the U.S. Pavilion at the Biennale Architettura 2018 in Venice, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The University of Chicago
Dimensions of Citizenship, the US Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, explores seven spatial scales: Citizen, Civitas, Region, Nation, Globe, Network, and Cosmos. These scales, telescoping from body to city to heavens, broadly position citizenship as a critical global topic. Commissioned installations by architects, landscape architects, artists, and theorists investigate spaces of citizenship marked by histories of inequality and the violence imposed on people, non-human actors, and ecologies.




In addition to the primary feature, Spirit of Space produced shorts highlighting each of the exhibitions.