CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL 2019 (3 articles)
chicago architecture biennial 2019: the third edition of the biennial will open september 19, 2019, and will convene the world’s leading practitioners, theorists, and commentators in the field of architecture and urbanism to further explore, debate, and demonstrate the significance of architectural concepts in contemporary society. the 2019 chicago architecture biennial is led by artistic director yesomi umolu with curators sepake angiama and paulo tavares. umolu currently holds the position of director and curator, logan center exhibitions at the reva and david logan center for the arts, university of chicago. a curator and educator currently based in europe, angiama’s work focuses on the social framework, exploring how social spaces can be disrupted or provoked by multi-modal forms of learning, performance, design, and architecture. tavares is an architect who lives in brasília, where he is a professor at the faculdade de arquitetura e urbanismo, university of brasília. his research centers on the intersections between space, conflict, rights, and visual cultures.