A theater to awaken the desire for utopia through daring architecture. French Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia

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Muoto, (Yves Moreau, Gilles Delalex) and Georgi Stanishev, Sophie Mandl, Project Leader.
Associate Curator.- Jos Auzende.
Scenography.- Georgi Stanishev & Clémence La Sagna assisted by Laure Muller.
Associate Curator.- Jos Auzende, Anna Tardivel.
Coordination.-  Muoto: Sophie Mandl.
Sound design.- Pilooski (Cédric Marszewski), Alain Français, Thomas Fourny.
Lighting design.- Les Ateliers de l’Éclairage.
Scientific “sound” consultants.- Carlotta Darò, Nicolas Tixier.
Graphic Design.- Spassky Fischer and Giovanni Murolo.
Mainardi Metallurgica Ranzato Bruno&Figli Phoenix audio.
Institut français with the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture.
May 20 to November 26, 2023.
Venue / Localitation
France Pavilion, in Giardini, Venice, Italy.

Gilles Delalex, Yves Moreau. Muoto

Muoto Architects is an architectural firm that was founded in Paris in 2003 by Gilles Delalex and Yves Moreau. The firm combines scientific and artistic skills that allow it to cover different fields: architecture, urbanism, environmental design and scientific research. Muoto means "form" in Finnish.

Gilles Delalex, is a French architect. He completed his studies in Architecture at the ENSA Grenoble and McGill University Montreal. He is Urbanism Master and a PhD in Arts from the University Alvaro Aalto, Helsinki. He is currently a professor at the Architecture School Paris Malaquais, where he is leading the Theory, History and Project Department. Between 2004 and 2008 he was a guest lecturer at the l’Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées. Since 1998 he is a research fellow at the Liat Lab.

Yves Moreau is a Belgian-Dutch architect. He studied at the Ecole des Arts de Saint Luc in Brussels and obtained his degree in architecture at the Chalmers Teknista Högskala, Göteborg. Between 2000 and 2001 he collaborated with Blå Arkitektur Landskap. Between 2001 and 2006 he worked with Christian Dior Perfumes and Dominique Perrault. In 2008 he was awarded the Nouveaux Albums des Jeunes Architectes and Paysagistes.



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