Venice Court Rejects Fast-Track Request to Reopen Icelandic Pavilion

August 12th, 2015

A Venice court has rejected a fast-track request by the Icelandic Art Center (IAC) to speed up its case against the city’s closing of its Biennale installation by Christoph Büchel.  “Continuing our appeal would therefore only address the matter of possible compensation for damages due in relation to the shutting down of the pavilion and would not be useful in helping us achieve our primary goal: re-opening the mosque project for the remainder of the Biennale,” the original statement filed in court reads.

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