Of Shapers and Spectators (Biennale Screening)

Posted on: 10th December 2018

Architecture Movie Night
• free entry •

18:00 Beginning, presentation by Mies. TV
18:15 Screening documentary ‘Biennale 2018’
18:45 Discussion with producers, students and videomakers
19:30 Screening ‘Francis Kéré: An Architect Between’
20:00 End


The international video platform for architecture Mies. TV present in cooperation with Wonderland Architecture – an architecture film night in Venice. As a Mies. in wonderland event (part of Movies in wonderland) two short films will be presented that focus on the actors of this years Venice Architecture Biennale.

Mies. TV has visited the opening of the 16th Architecture Biennale in Venice. The young architecture students from across five nations have interviewed well known architects and Biennale visitors. The documentary unveils the tension of the meaning and importance of such an event. Opinions clash together such as “this is the most beautiful Biennale ever” to “this Biennale is a total wash-out!”.

The documentary will be joined by the movie Francis Kéré: An Architect Between by Daniel Schwartz. The film documents Kéré at the mid-point of an ascendant career, in action between his native Burkina Faso and Germany, where he is attempting to build a performance centre for Syrian refugees.