Krzysztof Wodiczko

9th issue of Voice Over.
This time we explore the idea of hospitality and the reversible relationship between host and guest.

The issue features an extensive conversation with international artist Krzysztof Wodiczko and art critic Christophe Domino on the social reversibility of host and guest, acknowledging contribution, and his theory of scandalous functionalism.

Michael Kaethler & Davo Liver, introduce the issue opening a wide perspective on hospitality and its surprising stakes.

Alison Duncan and Dagmara Stephan explore the relationship between guests and hosts in biology, or what a virus can teach about love.

Alice Fraccaro tackles hospitality through a reflection on multispecies.

Marie-Claire Klassen & Vincenzo Zuppardo, reflect on their experience of the infamous wall erected by Israel and question the duality of architecture in shaping life between communities.

Oana Sanziana Marian’s intimate text suggests grief as a space in time where roles can be left for the benefit of communion.

Riccardo Varini reflects on a national pavilion and its possibility to become a liminal space for experimenting with communities.

Julia Montfort tells us about her experience in hosting an irregular immigrant within his family and how this changed her as a journalist now engaged in building a narrative of hospitality.

” Hospitality is pregnant with all the wrong questions”

Directeur – David Liver
Executive EditorEditeur exécutif – François Combin

Editorial Board – Florent Delval, Massimo Mazzone, François Combin, Guillaume Clermont, Frédéric X. Liver, Fabien Pinaroli, Dagmara Stephan, Michael Kaethler
Art Director – Frédéric X. Liver

Board for the N9 – David Liver & Michael Kaethler (Editors in chief), François Combin, Riccardo Varini (Commissioner for the San Marino Pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture) Dagmara Stephan, Frédéric X. Liver.

Contributors – Davo Liver, Michael Kaethler, Christophe Domino, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Riccardo Varini, Alice Fraccaro, Alison Duncan, Dagmara Stephan, Oana Sanziana Marian, Marie-Claire Klassen, Vincenzo Zuppardo, Julia Montfort, François Combin.

Cover illustration – Davo Liver

Layout – Dagmara Stephan

Traductions – Dagmara Stephan, Georgia Parker Tessier

9th issue

Published for the 18th Venice Biennale of Architecture

National Pavilion of San Marino

With the support of UNIRSM

Design University of San Marino