The British Pavilion, Venice. © John Riddy

British Council

Architecture    Design and Arts   

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. Operating in over 100 countries in the arts, education and English, The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide.

The British Council is responsible for commissioning the British Pavilion in Venice; showing British artists and architects at the longest-running, most prestigious international arts Biennial in the world.

ING was appointed by the British Council to manage the international PR campaign around the exhibition at the British Pavilion during the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, which ran from 7 June to 23 November. Co-curated by FAT Architecture and Crimson Architectural Historians, the ‘A Clockwork Jerusalem’ exhibition and accompanying book explored the diverse cultural influences that shaped and were shaped by British Modernism in the post war era and over the last 100 years.

The British Council has re-appointed ING to manage the international PR campaign for the British Pavilion during the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, which will be open to the public from 26 May to 25 November. Co-curated by Caruso St John Architects and artist Marcus Taylor, the British Pavilion’s concept installation is titled Island and responds to the theme of Freespace, set by Biennale curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects.

 

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