Il progetto Communities at work / Les communautés à l’œuvre rappresenta la Francia alla Biennale Architettura 2021.
Communities at work / Les communautés à l’œuvre
Giardini, Giardini, Castello, 30122, Venice, Italy
Title: Communities at work / Les communautés à l’œuvre
Commissioner: Institut français with the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture
Curator: Christophe Hutin
Exhibitors: Inhabitants of: “GHI du Grand Parc” in Bordeaux and “la Cité de transit de Beutre” in Mérignac (France) – Kliptown in Soweto (South Africa) – KTT apartment buildings in Hanoi (Vietnam) – Southwest Detroit (USA)
The exhibition presents “Communities at Work”, a project reflecting on the relationship between architectural know-how and the inhabitants’ experience of the space where they live. The exhibition unravels through four case studies in different continents – Europe, Asia, America, and Africa – highlighting how communities act directly on their living spaces and daily lives.