OMA designs immersive chinese pavilion at venice art biennale
 
OMA designs immersive chinese pavilion at venice art biennale
may 22, 2015

OMA designs immersive chinese pavilion at venice art biennale

OMA designs immersive chinese pavilion at venice art biennale
exterior view, installation by liu jiakun
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

 

 

 

renowned architecture practice OMA has released photographs of their design for the chinese pavilion at the venice art biennale 2015 curated by the beijing contemporary art foundation. the exhibition itself showcases the pieces all under the theme of ‘other future’ and utilizes a series of stages with projection screens serving as a backdrop. composer tan dun, artist lu yang and architect liu jiakun together have created work influenced by traditional chinese heritage, social reality, nature and classics meanwhile simultaneously blending their vision with contemporary music with dance.

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performance area for tan dun
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

 

 

 

the installation follows OMA’s recent involvement with la biennale di venezia, in which rem koolhaas directed the 14th international architecture exhibition, ‘fundamentals’, in 2014. the exhibition was designed by OMA asia in collaboration with curatorial advisor kayoko ota. the design team is led by dongmei yao, wanyu he, long yu, and michael kokora. the 56th international art exhibition runs from may 9, to november 22, 2015.

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performance area for tan dun
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

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video by wen hui
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

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installation by lu yang
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

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video by wen hui
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

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image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

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performance area for tan dun
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

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performance area for tan dun
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

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exhibition interior
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

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exterior window detail
image by italo rondinella courtesy of OMA

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