April 13, 2017 - Chicago Architecture Biennial - Press and professional accreditation is now open for the 2017 edition
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April 13, 2017
April 13, 2017

Chicago Architecture Biennial

James Welling, 8183, 2016 from "Chicago," 1987/2017. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York and London.

Press and professional accreditation is now open for the 2017 edition

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The 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial would like to announce that press and professional accreditation is now open. The second edition of the Biennial, entitled Make New History, will take place from September 16, 2017, to January 7, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois. The press and professional preview will take place September 14 to 15, 2017. Over 100 firms and artists representing countries around the world were selected by the 2017 Biennial Artistic Directors, Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, of the Los Angeles–based firm Johnston Marklee, and their architectural work will be presented at the Chicago Cultural Center, as well as additional sites across the city. The list of participants can be viewed here

The opening of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial will align with the sixth annual EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, which will run September 14–17, 2017, at Navy Pier with a preview on September 13.

Highlights of the Biennial preview include:

Wednesday, September 13: Exhibition welcome reception, *limited capacity

Thursday, September 14: Professional and press preview, Biennial catalogue launch, and roundtable and participants’ symposium sessions

Friday, September 15: Previews and tours of the Chicago Cultural Center exhibitions for professionals and press, participants’ symposium sessions, and preview day celebration at the Chicago Cultural Center

Saturday, September 16: Chicago Architecture Biennial public opening, plus citywide Biennial Partners openings and special tours

To apply, please click here.

 

A comprehensive list of Biennial programming—including participant performances at the Chicago Cultural Center, special Biennial off-site projects, tours and events, and symposia and roundtables addressing MAKE NEW HISTORY, hosted by the Chicago Architecture Biennial and its international and Chicago partners—will be released in August 2017.

 

Press inquiries:
Julia Lukacher, SUTTON
julia [​at​] suttonpr.com

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