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Kosovo again at the Venice Biennale for architecture

Prishtina, 3 November 2017 - The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports has confirmed the participation of the Republic of Kosovo in the 16th edition of the Venice Biennale in Architecture 2018, says

The Ministry itself will be a commissioner, while Minister Kujtim Gashi has appointed the architect Eliza Hoxha as curator, who is also active in the field of culture, education and activism in Kosovo. The theme of this edition is "Free Spaces" displayed by curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara.

Meanwhile, the team and the thematic idea that will represent the Kosovo Pavilion within the main theme of the Biennale is expected to be established. Minister Gashi hosted curator Eliza Hoxha in a meeting, where it was discussed about the participation process and he pledged for institutional support and mobilization of relevant institutions that include the field of cultural diplomacy.

Curator Hoxha thanked Minister Gashi for the confidence given by emphasizing the importance and weight of state representation in this event that is important for cultural exchanges in the field of architecture, and pledged to work with dedication in establishing a competent team that can address the topic "Free Spaces" from the Kosovo context.

The Ministry of Culture together with the curator will keep you informed about the further steps of the participation process until the final act at the opening of the Biennale.


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