29th August-25th November/13th International Architecture Exhibition:Common Ground/Arsenale and Giardini/Venice

Last 25 days to attend the13th International Architecture Exhibition:Common Ground!

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  Common Ground consists of a single exhibition through the Central Pavilion at the Giardini and the Arsenale: David Chipperfield presents an Exhibition showcasing 69 projects by architects, photographers, artists, critics and scholars. Many of them responded to his invitation with original proposals and installations expressly created for this Biennale, involving in their projects other colleagues with whom they share a Common Ground. There are a total of 119 participants.

The Exhibition is complemented by
55 National Participations organized, as usual, in the Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the city of Venice. Four nations participate for the first time: Angola, the Republic of Kosovo, Kuwait, and Peru.
The Italian Pavilion at the Arsenale is organized by the Ministry for the Cultural Heritage and Activities together with PaBAAC – the General Direction for the Landscape, Fine Arts, Architecture and Contemporary Art, and is curated by Luca Zevi.
Official Collateral Events of the 13th International Architecture Exhibition are presented by international subjects and institutions that present their exhibitions and initiatives in various locations around the city.

Directed by David Chipperfield

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30 ott / Inaugurazione "Shape your life" / MAXXI / Roma

SHAPE YOUR LIFE! Progetto Alcantara® - MAXXI

Opening 30 ottobre dalle 19:00
Apertura al  pubblico: 31 ottobre 2012 - 18 novembre 2012

Otto giovani designer internazionali per creare “habitat attrezzati”, oggetti e spazi in Alcantara per sentirsi a proprio agio “a casa fuori casa”. Partendo dalla considerazione di uno stile di vita che si fa sempre più nomadico e dinamico, la sfida proposta dalla mostra è proprio quella di interpretare i nuovi scenari dell’abitare (con)temporaneo, quel “fuori casa” dove si trascorre oramai la maggior parte del tempo.

26-28 October/Made London/One Marylebone/London

MADE LONDON is organised by the team behind MADE12 - Brighton's Design and Craft Fair, Brighton Art Fair and the Palace Art Fair. We aim to present an enjoyable event showcasing the very best and most original makers in this country and beyond exhibiting the highest quality contemporary craft and design.
The show will take place at One Marylebone, using all 3 floors of this beautiful converted Sir John Soane Church in central London. Directly opposite Great Portland Street tube station and next door to Regents Park. There will be a cafe serving drinks and light meals in the double height crypt.
MADE - Brighton's Design and Craft Fair is now one of the most respected and popular craft events in the country as well as a major annual event in the arts calendar of the South East.
Over 6000 visitors attend MADE-BRIGHTON each year. Many of them enjoy talking to and buying directly from the artists and makers themselves, learning more about their artwork, techniques and interests.

The talks are free to attend to visitors at the fair and take place in the Crypt space between 3.00 and 4.00PM each Day 

Friday 26th October
Aimed at Designer/Makers and those thinking of setting up in business as a Designer/Maker.
- Patricia Van Den Akker - Director of The Design Trust. Top tips for buying, selling and collecting contemporary crafts.
- Sheena Sheikh - From ‘Briffa’ specialists in Intellectual Property. Unravelling the bigger picture when a creative brings a product to market. Discussing various registered rights, commercial and legal tools to provide a platform for protecting, preventing, tackling and negotiating with those who copy.
Saturday 27th October
Ceramic themed.
- Dr Tanya Harrod - Author of “The Last Sane Man: Michael Cardew, Modern Pots, Colonialism and the Counterculture”. Michael Cardew and the philosophy of making.
- Jonathan Garratt - “One goes mad in Dorset! "- Potter Jonathan Garratt romps through his work using claymaking and woodfiring for convincing contemporary designs.
Sunday 28th October
Jewellery themed.
- Georgina Black - Manager of Lesley Craze Gallery, Clerkenwell. - Originally a sole trader at Covent Carden and Camden Passage the Lesley Craze Gallery has over 27 years involvement at the top end of the contemporary craft and jewellery industry.
- Dialogue Collective - “A Dialogue by Dialogue” - Articulating jewellery: the workings of the Dialogue Collective

Opening Times 
Friday 26th October 12am - 5.00pm 
Saturday 27th October 10am - 6.00pm

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