The “Caritas for FREESPACE : Unless Ever People” project by architecten de vylder vinck taillieu, realized with 26 large-scale photographs, digitally printed and laminated by Abet Laminati and mounted on wooden frames, has been awarded the Silver Lion for promising young participant in the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia (until 25/11/18), for which they were invited to the Central Pavilion.
For their participation in FREESPACE, dvvt architects mounted 26 large-scale photographs on wooden frames with the intention to let the visitors experience their intervention in a half-demolished building on the campus of Caritas, an old psychiatric clinic in Melle, Belgium.
The “Caritas for FREESPACE : Unless Ever People” exhibition in the Central Pavillion at Biennale Architettura 2018 in Venice, Italy, was realized by architecten de vylder vinck taillieu in a remarkable collaboration with commissioner KARUS, who was heavily involved in the process, and with the guidance of BAVO, an independent research office focused on the political and socio-economic aspects of art, architecture and special planning. The exhibition was commissioned by curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara as part of the general theme “FREESPACE”, for which they invited dvvt architects to present the project Caritas.
Abet Laminati collaborated on the realization of the “Caritas for FREESPACE : Unless Ever People” project designed by Belgian dvvt architects, with the supply of big format compact Stratificato Digital Print HPL panels with laminated, digitally printed photographs (photography by Filip Dujardin).
Photo Courtesy : dvvt architects en Filip Dujardin (photography)
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