In June of this year seven architecture students came together to film the vernissage of the Venice Biennale. Undaunted by the unrelenting Venetian sun and the prospect of being faced by some of the world's greatest living architects and curators, the team - spanning four nationalities - spent three days feverishly talking to anyone and everyone (in between pasta and espresso breaks). Having built up a comprehensive picture of the opening days of the Biennale in a series of short, uninhibited filmed interviews, Mies. TV proudly presents their alternative, slightly shaky coverage of the 2014 Venice Biennale.
Watch short interviews with the likes of Jacques Herzog (Herzog + de Meuron), Daniel Libeskind, Patrik Schumacher (Zaha Hadid Architects), Sir Peter Cook (CRAB Studio), Wolf D. Prix (Coop Himmelb(l)au), Sam Jacob (FAT), and ArchDaily's very own Editor-in-Chief - David Basulto - after the break.
The Mies Collective is comprised of Matthieu Bordreuil (FR), Paula Brücke (AT), Adam Gajdos (SK) Dominik Kastner (AT), Arian Lehner (AT), Bernhard Mayer (AT), and James Taylor-Foster (UK). The European contingent is also accompanied by Gonzalo Mendoza-Morfín, Juan Mosqueda Morelos, and Santiago Párraga Becerra, Mauricio Morfín Quintanar, and Karen Arzate Quintanilla in Mexico City.
The National Pavilions
Antarctica with Nadim Samman (more on AD)
Austrian Pavilion with Christian Kühn and Harald Trapp (more on AD)
Australian Pavilion with Sophie Giles (more on AD)
Belgian Pavilion with curatorial team (more on AD)
Canadian Pavilion with Lola Sheppard (more on AD)
Danish Pavilion with Stig Andersson (more on AD)
German Pavilion with Alex Lehnerer and Savva Ciriacidis (more on AD)
Iranian Exhibition with Azadeh Mashayekhi and Shabnam Hosseini (more on AD)
Japanese Pavilion with Kayoko Ota (more on AD)
Korean Pavilion (Golden Lion Winner) with Minsuk Cho (more on AD)
Mexican Pavilion with Julio Gaeta (more on AD)
Moroccan Exhibition with Tarik Oalalou (more on AD)
Nordic Pavilion with Nina Berre and Gro Bonesmo (more on AD)
South African Exhibition with Jean-Pierre de la Porte (more on AD)
Spanish Pavilion with Iñaki Ábalos (more on AD)
Pavilion of the United States with Ashley Schafer (more on AD)
Turkish Exhibition with Murat Tabanlioglu (more on AD)
Swiss Pavilion with Jacques Herzog (more on AD)
Venetian Exhibition with Daniel Libeskind (more on AD)
The Mies. TV team also caught up with ArchDaily's very own Editor-in-Chief, David Basulto!
Find out more about Mies. Magazin, Mies. UK, Mies. SK, Mies. FR, or Mies. MX at their respective sites. The Mies Festival will be held in Vienna (Seestadt) for the third year running on the 4th October 2014.