Ghanaian-Scottish architect and academic Lesley Lokko has been named curator of the 18th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, or, simply, the Venice Architecture Biennale. In a press statement released earlier today, the organization announced that Lokko had been appointed as curator by the board of La Biennale di Venezia upon the recommendation of President Roberto Cicutto.
The forthcoming exhibition will be held from May 20 through November 26, 2023, with a pre-opening scheduled for May 18 and 19. The pandemic-delayed 17th Architecture Biennale, curated by Hashim Sarkis, concluded last month after hosting nearly 300,000 visitors and thousands more during the previews.
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