Thursday 5th September 2019,
6 pm Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi - Lecture with Tadao Ando
3.30 pm Punta della Dogana - Gallery Talk with Tadao Ando
The Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi presents, on Thursday 5th September at 6 pm, a conference with the architect, winner of the Pritzker Prize, Tadao Ando (Osaka, 1941).
The architect will meet the public in the spaces of one of his most exceptional renovation projects in Italy: the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi, opened in 2013, after the restoration of Palazzo Grassi (2006) and Punta della Dogana (2009) as two contemporary art museum.
The lecture will focus on Ando's poetics and the secrets of the long and intense career that led him to become one of the most important architects in the world.
The meeting is preceded by a gallery talk from 3.30 pm led by the architect through the rooms of Punta della Dogana, which is currently hosting the exhibition "Luogo e Segni", curated by Mouna Mekouar and Martin Bethenod, on view until 15th December 2019. On the occasion of the gallery talk, the access to Punta della Dogana will be free from 3.30 pm to 5 pm.
After the gallery talk at Punta della Dogana and the lecture at the Teatrino, Tadao Ando will be available for a book signing.
Event in collaboration with Fondazione Italia Giappone, Venice International University and Comune di Venezia.
Free entry until capacity is reached.
Talk in Japanese with consecutive translation in Italian.