Can a tote bag emblazoned with a hashtag spark change? Over the course of the Venice Biennale vernissage one of the unspoken fundamentals of the Rem Koolhaas-curated exposition, as with any trade show, was the swag bag, the free cotton or nylon tote offered as a token of solidarity between viewer and exhibitor. Of the hundreds of bags carried on the beleaguered shoulders of Giardini visitors, from national pavilion to national pavilion, one stood out – a plain muslin tote bag with the words #STAYRADICAL printed in black ink. Read More …
June 26, 2014
Opinion: Architecture and Labor
Can a tote bag emblazoned with a hashtag spark change?
Anna Marie Meister, Architecture, Architecture Lobby, Articles, Brendan Cormier, François Roche, Manuel Shvartzberg, Rem Koolhaas, Superscript, Yolande Daniels