dimensions of citizenship: architecture and belonging from the body to the cosmos. 659 wrightwood gallery.
dimensions of citizenship: architecture and belonging from the body to the cosmos, the official u.s. entry at the recently-concluded 16th international architecture exhibition of the venice biennale, will be on view for the first time in the united states at wrightwood 659. devoted to exploring the notion of citizenship today and the potential role of architecture and design in creating spaces for it, dimensions of citizenship comprises seven unique installations, each created by a transdisciplinary team of architects and designers.
the curators asked each of the seven teams to consider what it means to be a citizen today, when conventional notions of citizenship are being simultaneously questioned and expanded. the teams are: amanda williams + andres l. hernandez, in collaboration with shani crowe; studio gang; scape; estudio teddy cruz + fonna forman; diller scofidio + renfro, laura kurgan, robert gerard pietrusko with columbia center for spatial research; keller easterling with many; and design earth.
curators: niall atkinson, ann lui, mimi zeiger / iker gill associate curator