The World Around Summit 2021
The World Around is a new, itinerant non-profit organization dedicated to telling the most impactful stories of architectural culture today, making the invisible forces that shape our lives visible. This year, our annual summit will take place online in the residence at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum i New York City. Bringing together some of the world´s the most innovative international practitioners, the 2021 speaks to critical och interconnected issues that face designers today including politics, indigenous rights, racial justice, education, and health. Offering a virtual and live tour of cities and cultural institutions on almost every continent, the 2021 Summit will feature both streamed and local in-person discussions in 10 international cities.
In collaboration with ArkDes, Sámi architect and Indigenous artist Joar Nango presents a digital manifestation of the Sámi Architecture Library. Nango´s work investigates the nomadic conception of home, focusing on different ways of dealing with materiality, movement and space. The talk will include a presentation on the museum´s recent exhibition Kiruna Forever.