Uzbekistan Pavillion presents: Dixit Algorizmi – The Garden of Knowledge, δημοσίευση στο ArtReview [28/9/2022]Marilena Pateraki
The Republic of Uzbekistan’s first national participation in the Venice Art Biennale invites visitors to question the origin myths of technology through a contemporary lens
Technology is often a hallmark of progress, an arbiter of change that we can use to trace the development of society and its abilities. So while technology can function as a state of forward- thinking or working, we can also use it in reverse – to unlock the histories of our practices and production, to see time in tangible ways. Dixit Algorizmi – The Garden of Knowledge marks the first participation of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the 59th International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale, on show at Quarta Tesa (Arsenale) through 27 November, 2022.
Curated and designed by the architectural and research studio Space Caviar (Joseph Grima, Camilo Oliveira, Sofia Pia Belenky, Francesco Lupia) and Sheida Ghomashchi, the Art and Culture Development Foundation (ACDF) presents a reflection on the seminal work of Muhammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī. Today, the extent of his accomplishments are largely unknown. That which we do know: a scientist and polymath born and raised in the city of Khiva (in present-day Uzbekistan), Al-Khwārizmī’s treatise On the Calculation with Hindu Numerals (825 CE) was in fact responsible for the introduction of Hindu-Arabic numerals to Europe.
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