We are thrilled to announce that [APPLIED] FOREIGN AFFAIRS will be participating in the 11th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) under the theme Nature of Hope.”

[A]FA will present a 9‑channel video installation, titled Soft Unsealing” narrating diverse facets of its ongoing project Tamale Old Airfield” in Ghana. This project transforms an abandoned runway built in the 1920s into a vibrant recreational space in the heart of Tamale.

Titled Nature of Hope,” this edition of the IABR explores the interplay between nature, culture, and hope through the lens of architectural innovation and practice. It delves into the essential question:
What does it take to confront the uncertainties of the future amidst profound and multifaceted transformations? Essentially, what are the building blocks necessary to sustain hope?

Join us at the Nieuwe Instituut from June 29 to October 13, 2024, located at Museumpark 25, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.