The word "sintonia" comes from the Greek "syn" meaning "together" and "tonos" meaning "voice." It refers to a resonance phenomenon where multiple frequencies come together to form a harmonic whole. The participation of Montenegro in the 17th International Architecture Exhibition is focused on "Towards a Transactive Spatial Perception" and aims to appropriate methods from other fields to address the theme "How will we live together?"
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...