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YPA Gallery Tour: Walls of Air – The Brazilian Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

July 11, 2019



This event is free and open to the public. Please register in advance.

Join Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) for a private tour of the Americas Society’s current exhibition, Walls of Air: The Brazilian Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, led by Diana Flatto, Assistant Curator and YPA Internal Committee member, and Laura González Fierro, co-curator of the exhibition. The tour will be followed by a reception featuring Trivento wine.

Event information: Diana Fiatto | dflatto@as-coa.org1-212-277-8361
YPA Membership: Mila Fontana | | 1-212-277-8331

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About the exhibition

Walls of Air was created for the Brazilian Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale in May of 2018. Curated by Sol Camacho, Laura González Fierro, Gabriel Kozlowski, and Marcelo Maia Rosa, the exhibition attempts to uncover the visible and invisible walls that have built Brazil. It showcases several large-scale maps that weave together a narrative of issues that affect not only Brazil but also other countries in the Americas. The maps examine the borders of the country, the history of the foundation of its cities, the flows of people through migration, the fluxes of raw materials and commodities, the real estate market, and environmental questions.