The exhibition showcases the history and development of cooperative circles in Slovenia, highlighting their role in promoting free cooperation and offering communal spaces. These circles have witnessed numerous changes in political-economic systems and local community activities, reflecting specific historical situations. The project aimed to transform social relations and modernize rural areas, resulting in the construction of 523 cooperative circles. The exhibition underscores the importance of public infrastructure in promoting free cooperation and community engagement.
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...