“In their sum, these various formats and approaches comprise a thematic and aesthetic whole, a kind of scientific yet at the same time artistic portrait. It is this collective ‘bigger picture’ derived from the complementary research detailed above that makes it possible to have a public discussion about the great relevance of the mahalla phenomenon.”


  • Title: Mahalla: Urban Rural Living
  • Creator: curators: Prof. Emanuel Christ, Prof Christoph Gantenbein / adjunt-curator: Victoria Easton / Artists: Carlos Casas, Bas Princen
  • Date Created: 17th Architecture Biennale
  • Location Created: Quarta Tesa, Arsenale, Biennale Architettura, Venezia
  • Physical Dimensions: Horizontal
  • Type: Photo
  • Rights: Art and Culture Development Foundation (credits: Gerda Studio)
  • Medium: digital

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