Foodscapes, the Spanish Pavilion on the 2023 Venice Biennale Focuses on the Structure of Meals Manufacturing, Distribution, and Consumption
The Ministry of Transport, Mobility and City Agenda (Mitma) revealed in November 2022 the profitable proposal for the curation and exhibition design of the Spanish Pavilion on the 18th version of the Venice Structure Biennale, which can happen from Could 21 to November 26, 2023. Developed by Eduardo Castillo Vinuesa and Manuel Ocaña, “Foodscapes” focuses on the biennale’s theme “The Laboratory of the long run”, by selecting as the thing of its analysis the structure associated to the meals manufacturing, distribution, and consumption chain, from the home to the territorial degree.
Within the phrases of the jury, the undertaking is an actual, clever, and modern discourse that promotes analysis and guarantees a studying expertise the place Spanish structure and nationwide territory are protagonists. The jury additionally highlighted its recognition of Spain’s strategic place as a laboratory for a extra sustainable future relating to meals programs and the architectures that construct them, each for the number of its meals manufacturing and for the nation’s publicity to the local weather disaster. The proposal’s unique concretion relating to the final discourse about structure and the long run was valued, highlighting the sensible will to make structure able to altering our perspective on the world.
“Foodscapes” explores the Spanish agro-architectural context to deal with points of world scope, by a five-film audiovisual undertaking, a recipe archive, and a public program of conversations and debates. Thus, it analyzes the previous and current of meals programs and the architectures that construct them to look in direction of the long run and ask about different attainable fashions which are able to feeding the world with out devouring the planet.
At a time when power debates are extra related than ever, meals stays within the background, and but the best way we produce, distribute, and devour it mobilizes our societies, shapes our metropolises, and transforms our geographies extra radically than some other supply of power. After analyzing our meals programs and the architectures that construct them, FOODSCAPES appears to the long run to discover different attainable fashions; ones able to feeding the world with out devouring the planet. – Eduardo Castillo-Vinuesa on the Spanish Pavilion on the 2023 Venice Structure Biennale.
Concerning the choice competitors of the curatorship, second and third prizes had been additionally awarded to the initiatives “Tomorrow” and “Enlighten”, respectively, in addition to two honorable mentions for the themes “Prospects” and “The Promised Solar”. Likewise, the jury acknowledged the standard of all of the works offered and, due to this fact, additionally awarded 5 honorary mentions, with out financial endowment, to the themes “Bienvenidas”, “Autóctono”, “Know-How”, “Sea” and “Timeless”.