Venice Biennale 2016, Australian Exhibition

The Pool was conceived as a multi sensory installation space within the Australian Pavilion, exhibited as part of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016. The Pool brought together a complex collaborative group combining multiple creative industries, academics, technical and engineering experts and nationally significant cultural commentators.

Creative Directors: Amelia Holliday, Isabelle Toland, Michelle Tabet
Advisor: Olivia Hyde
Identity and Book Design: Stephen Goddard (Project Two)
Sound Artist: Bree Van Reyk
Audio Interview Editor: Kate Montague
Acoustic and Audio Engineer: Christopher Sims, Arup
Lighting: Nick Schlieper and Sian James-Holland
Chair design and production: Elliat Rich in collaboration with the Centre for Appropriate Technology (CAT)
Scent Artist:  Lyn Balzer and Tony Perkins with Maison Balzac
Engineers: Event Engineering
Pool Engineer: Livio Chiarot
Builder: Lochbuild
Photography: Brett Boardman, Alexander Mayes
Voices: Ian Thorpe, Shane Gould, Tim Flannery, Paul Kelly, Hetti Perkins, Anna Plunkett, Luke Sales, Anna Funder, Christos Tsiolkas

THE POOL (THE BOOK) can be purchased from Books at Manic.

RADIO PODCASTS of the voices in the space can be heard on ABC Radio National.

Anerle Aneme means 'sit a little while' in the Central Australian Arrente language. 
Designed by industrial designer Elliat Rich and fabricated specifically for this exhibition through an Indigenous Training program in Alice Springs, the chair can be purchased from the Centre for Appropriate Technology