A headline event of the London Festival of Architecture, ‘Urban Exhibitionism’ will see an international panel of biennale and festival circuit representatives present their position towards and experience of festivals; asking what an architecture or design festival is for, and how it can effectively impact upon its host city to leave a lasting change.
Tickets to this event will also enable access to the Design Museum’s current exhibitions from 5pm. The event will start promptly at 6.30pm, and will be followed by a drinks reception (cash bar) and opportunity to view the Design Museum’s Lesser Known Architecture show.
Shumi Bose, Curatorial Collaborator, 13th Venice Biennale of Architecture
Ben Evans, Director, London Design Festival
Beatrice Galilee, Chief Curator, Lisbon Architecture Triennale
Jovan Jelovac, Founder and Creative Director, Belgrade Design Week
Deyan Sudjic, Director, Design Museum (and Director of the 8th Venice Archiecture Biennale)
TBC representative, Oslo Triennale
Chaired by Paul Finch, Chairman, Design Council CABE, (and programme director of theWorld Architecture Festival), the event will explore and critique the purpose and impact of architectural festivals and beinnales.
Further speakers to be announced.