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07/01/2020

Started the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture in Shenzhen

On December 22, the 8th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture in Shenzhen has officially opened its doors to the public at the Main Venues of Futian Railway Station and MOCAUP, to remain on stage until next March 2020. At the same time, exhibitions of nine Sub-venues in other districts of the city will interconnect with the Main Venue, completing an organically interactive network throughout the city. 

The theme of 2019 UABB is "Urban Interactions". The team of Chief Curators includes Architect and Director of MIT Senseable City Lab Carlo Ratti, CAE Academician Meng Jianmin, and famous curator and art critic Fabio Cavallucci. Academic Curator is the South China-Torino Lab (Politecnico di Torino - Michele Boino and SCUT - Sun Yimin). 

The exhibition consists of two sections, namely, "Eyes of the City" and "Ascending City", which will explore the evolving relationship between urban space and technological innovation from different perspectives. More than 140 works will be presented by over 280 participants from 24 countries and regions, among them some well-known international and domestic architects, artists and institutes, including MVRDV, Liam Young, Stefano Boeri, Sou Fujimoto, Thomas Heatherwick, Ryoji Ikeda, Google, Wang Shu, Yung-Ho Chang, Dominique Perrault, Philip Yuan, Liu Cixin, Academician Cui Kai, Academician Wang Jianguo, etc. A series of academic seminars and public events will be held during the opening week and throughout the exhibition period, to involve a wide range of visitors.

URBAN INTERACTIONS

December 22, 2019 - March 08, 2020

ASCENDING CITY
Chief Curators: MENG Jianmin, Fabio CAVALLUCCI
Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning
MOCAUP

EYES OF THE CITY

Chief Curator: Carlo RATTI
Futian Railway Station