Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Venice Biennale 2012: British Pavilion





Venice Biennale 2012: British Pavilion presents 'Venice Takeaway' Responding to David Chipperfield’s ‘Common Ground’ theme for the 2012 Venice Biennale by seeking out imaginative responses to universal issues worldwide in an ambitious global research project.

I have been working with writer and curator Elias Redstone and Vanessa Norwood, Head of Exhibitions at the Architectural Association to present Elias's research into an eight page comic (you can see pages 4 and 5 above). Elias investigated 'Fideicomiso' in Argentina, a legal trust which enables architects to fund their own projects.

It's a really interesting story and was a great opportunity to use the comic genre to present factual information in an engaging way. It will be displayed on eight A2 light boxes in a specially designed environment created by graphic and environmental brand designers, Born Design.

After the Biennale, the Venice Takeaway exhibition can be seen at the RIBA Gallery in London from February 26 to April 27, 2013.

You can read more about this project at www.archdaily.com