Two powerhouse institutions have announced “a global architectural partnership, convening architecture’s now, near, and next.” This July, The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris and The World Around, a “platform for progressive global contemporary architecture,” released plans to host three events in three cities, the first of which will take place on September 28 at the Triennale Milano. The event, entitled In Focus: Radical Repair, invites lectures by Yasmeen Lari, Jeanne Gang, and Joseph Grima for talks centered on “radical repair.” The series will be moderated by Founder and Executive Director of The World Around Beatrice Galilee and Béatrice Grenier, director of curatorial affairs at The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain.
The collaboration at the Triennale Milano is accompanied by Siamo Foresta, a showcase of work from Latin American artists, which is on view at the Fondation Cartier through October 29.
The World Around was founded in 2020 by Galilee and art collector Diego Marroquin, as a means for discussing the role of architecture in addressing pressing global issues.
This announcement marks the first partnership between The World Around and The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, an institution that, for almost four decades, has highlighted the work of architects and designers, such as Jean Nouvel, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Formafantasma, Mauricio Rocha, and Bijoy Jain through exhibitions and lectures.
More information about the event can be found here. The second round of public programming will take place at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City in Spring 2024 while the time and location of the third event is slated to be announced in the months ahead.