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        • The 1980 Architecture Biennale
          The Street as a Spatial and Representational Curating Device

        Abstract
        Besides strongly advocating postmodern architecture, the Strada Novissima presented at the 1980 Venice Architecture Biennale put forward an innovative spatial and representational curatorial device. Proposing both ‘the street as an exhibition’ and ‘the exhibition as a street’, it focused on the representational power of architecture. This article shows how the exhibition format of the street of façades was more than a mere formal invention, but became a critical and political tool in the hand of the exhibition curator.
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        Citation
        Szacka, L.-C. (2012). The 1980 Architecture Biennale. The Street as a Spatial and Representational Curating Device. Exhibitions. Showing and Producing Architecture, OASE, (88), 14–25. Retrieved from https://oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/88/The1980ArchitectureBiennale

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