Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, photo by Alejandro Falceto Palacin

Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, photo by Alejandro Falceto Palacin

Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, photo by Alejandro Falceto Palacin

Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, photo by Alejandro Falceto Palacin

L’UOMO VOGUE interview

In the floating city of Venice, it would only make sense to have a floating auditorium. Archipelago Cinema is exactly that: a modular raft designed by Ole Scheeren to serve as a platform for events while providing the public with a unique kinetic experience. Debuting today at the Venice Biennale, for two nights it will also premiere Horst Branderburg’s Against all Rules, a feature documentary on the work of Schereen, giving insights to why he became one of the most sought-after architects in the world.

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Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, prepare for the premiere, Aug 26, photo by Alejandro Falceto Palacin

Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, under construction, Aug 20, photo by Nicola Rosada / 360 degrees film

Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, under construction, Aug 20, photo by Nicola Rosada / 360 degrees film

Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, transport the raft, Aug 20, photo by Alejandro Falceto Palacin

Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, under construction, Aug 20, photo by Nicola Rosada / 360 degrees film

Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, Background Photo by Alejandro Falceto Palacin

PRESS RELEASE July 24th 2012

Archipelago Cinema by Ole Scheeren 

Collateral Event of the 13th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia

Archipelago Cinema, a floating auditorium designed by architect Ole Scheeren, will form part of the official selection of collateral projects in the 13th International Architecture Exhibition. An evocative outdoor theatre located within the old harbour basin Darsena Grande of the Arsenale, Venice’s historic shipyard, the modular raft will act as a mobile stage for public events, including the world premiere of the film Against All Rules.

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Archipelago Cinema at the Venice Biennale, Background Photo by Michael Harding

Archipelago Cinema at Film on the Rocks Yao Noi, Photo by Doug Bruce