Biennale Sessions

Posted on: October 23rd, 2014 by intern No Comments

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Friday, November 7th, all day

Biennale Sessions (14th International Architecture Exhibition)

This activity is part of the courses “History of Venice”, “Identity, Heritage and Globalization” and “Preservation of World Heritage Sites”, and it is counted as a class.

Meeting Point: 9.45 am, Arsenale Boat Stop

The Biennale Sessions consists in a short seminar with our VIU professors and special guests on the Biennale theme. After that, you will be free to explore the Architecture Exhibition.

Please confirm your participation via email to NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 5 PM.

You will receive a personal pass which is valid for three days and it will allow you to enter both Giardini and Arsenale. You will receive the pass directly on Friday morning at the Biennale.

Students from all other courses will pay 20 euros: please bring the amount at the Front Office, no later than Wednesday, November 5, 5 pm. Those of you who signed in but won’t show up to collect the entrance pass will have to refund the entire cost.

Detailed Program


10.00 am entrance to the Arsenale (La Biennale di Venezia, Campo della Tana)

10.00-10.45 Guided tour to “Monditalia” exhibition

11.00-11.30 Documentary screening about the Biennale curator Rem Koolhaas and the 2014 Architecture Exhibition

11.30-12.30 Session about the renovation of the Fondaco dei Tedeschi, with Prof. Giorgio Gianighian and Prof. Giuseppe Cristinelli

lunch break & free time

2.30 pm meeting point at the entrance gate of Giardini for a short guided tour of the Giardini venue (approx. 30 min.)

After that, you will be free to explore the Architecture Exhibition by yourself, both Arsenale and/or Giardini, until usual closing time, 6 pm.

Remember that the Biennale exhibition is mainly an outdoor area and it is possible that for Friday there will be high tide: please check the website.


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