A special edition of Arts.21 on the Venice Architecture Biennale. Socially conscious architecture; how Germany could be an immigrant nation; and the director of the Biennale, Alejandro Aravena.
The curator of the Venice Architecture Biennale, Alejandro Aravena, has reflected on a record year with 260,000 visitors. He said the event's aim was to identify architectural questions and give practical answers.
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena hates to be seen as a star, even though he's already won the renowned Pritzker Prize. Now the 48-year-old is head of the Venice Architecture Biennale. A portrait of the reluctant star.
Spain has scooped the Golden Lion award at the 15th Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy. Architects from Nigeria, Brazil, Peru and Paraguay also won prizes, while Germany walked away empty handed.
Fifty years ago, "2001: A Space Odyssey" revolutionized science fiction. Now, an exhibition in Frankfurt marks Stanley Kubrick's unique cinematic trip into the cosmos.
How would a man weigh up the predicament of women in Saudi Arabia? In "Saras Stunde" (Sara’s Hour) by Iraqi exile Najem Wali, his courageous heroine seeks to settle the score with the kingdom's hypocritical and male-dominated society.
Rea Garvey only achieved his big breakthrough after moving to Germany. For his latest album, the Irish musician returned to his roots. We accompany him on a creative break in Ireland.
Facebook is under investigation over its handling of personal data belonging to some 50 million Facebook users. The scandal is no big surprise to Paolo Cirio whose subversive art shows just how much information we surrender to net giants.
Facebook has blocked various pictures of paintings and sculptures on display in museums and public spaces — only to apologize briefly afterwards.
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