Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
No Man's Land focuses on the relationship between public and private space, using distorted urban landmarks and subjective creations to explore multicultural geographies. It invites us to diagnose cultural neuroses through architectural cryptograms, confronting our obsessions with possession and accumulation. The exhibit challenges viewers to find the courage to confront these issues and consider the strength of will required to let go of material possessions.
Supermarket sweep… the Latvian pavilion which has been transformed into a minimart.
This contribution brings a little levity to the long trek through the halls of the Arsenale.
Choice as the basis of architectural process, the pop aesthetics emphasizing the languages of consumption as in Hamilton or Warhol: everything is structured by the dynamics of commerce.
Welcome to T/C Latvija, surely the most instagrammed installation of this edition of the Biennale
Smart? Brilliant? Ironic?
Latvia is reopening the archive boxes once again, reminding us (including the Biennial Presidency) of everything that has already been thought up and invented, and inviting us to place the most urgently needed products in the basket, to combine them with one another, and ultimately consume all the knowledge.
Fun, colourful and thought-provoking, it offers a tongue-in-cheek moment to the Arsenale sequence...