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The Chinese Pavilion of the Italian Architecture Biennale returns to Jingdezhen

Promotional Materials for China Pavilion Returns-Taoxichuan Exhibition

Architecture Exhibition pavilion of chinaTaoxichuanwhich focuses on displays at pavilion of china at the 2021 17th Venice International Architecture Exhibition kicked off in Jingdezhen, east China’s Jiangxi Province, on Thursday.

The pavilion of china at the Italian biennial was entitled Yuan-era course-ology: from mega to micro. The Yuan-er The exhibition debuted at the Beijing Tianqiao Art Center in 2021 before heading to Italy. The current Jingdezhen exhibition, which is held in the cultural and industrial park Taoxichuancontinues the theme of the courtyard to show more than 150 Chinese and foreign architectural works.

The exhibition consists of five sections that define the concept of Chinese yuan-era traditional multi-family yard.

The highlight of the exhibition is the Hearing installation Yuan-er, which immerses visitors in the traditional courtyard through sound. Created by artist group Leiluo, the installation delivers assorted sounds that can be heard in the Forbidden City, Beijing’s alleyways, porcelain kilns, night markets and more to provide visitors with a unique experience.

Continuing their journey through the exhibition, visitors will also see other exhibits such as one that shows how various architects create inspiring stories related to traditional courtyards through tablets and phones and another that shares stories about the creative use of yard space for daily recreation and healing. In another exhibition, visitors are invited to design their own traditional courtyards using an AI program featuring the vocabulary of young Chinese architects.

During the opening of the exhibition, which was held at Taoxichuan‘s Ceramic Art Avenue Art Gallery, exhibition curator Zhang Li described the traditional courtyards as “unlimited” examples of different regional cultures and historical eras that continue to show the collective wisdom of the Chinese people.

The theme of the Venice Biennale was “How are we going to live together? “. The biennale discussed how architecture promotes equality, communication and integration among people, which naturally reminds Chinese people of the dynamism yuan-erthe basic molecule of China’s traditional urban composition and social fabric, with examples ranging from the mega, like the Forbidden City, to the micro, like those found in Beijing’s winding little lanes.

Held every two years in even-numbered years in Venice – the 2020 edition was postponed to 2021 due to the pandemic – the biennale showcases architecture from nations around the world. Officially established in 1980, the biennale is the architecture section of the Venice Biennale, although architecture had been part of the Venice Biennale of Art since 1968.

The main agenda of the Venice Architecture Biennale is to propose and present architectural solutions to contemporary societal, humanistic and technological problems.