Architecture faculty members Ellie Abrons, Meredith Miller, Catie Newell, Thom Moran, and Rosalyne Shieh have been invited to participate in the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, Italy, this summer. The exhibition is curated by David Chipperfield and this year's theme is Common Ground. Their proposal, entitled “Grounds for Detroit,” is a large-scale, spatial installation programmed with work by 13 architects, artists, and designers working in and on Detroit. The project has two primary goals: to highlight new dispositions toward practice and new models of collectivity through the curated presentation of work; and to employ the three-dimensional spaces of viewing in representing the spatial condition of “Five Fellows: Full Scale,” the collaborative house project that the five curators completed during their 2009-2010 fellowships at Taubman College.
Forty-one countries will participate in the exhibition, which will take place August 29-November 25, 2012, at the Giardini and in various other venues in Venice.
Cinematography: Adam Smith
Music: "Night Owl" by Broke For Free (brokeforfree.com/)