The exhibition Freeing Architecture demonstrates Ishigami’s astonishing capacity to think of his practice outside the limits of know-how and architectural thought.
The exhibition Freeing Architecture demonstrates Ishigami’s astonishing capacity to think of his practice outside the limits of know-how and architectural thought. © Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain and the Power Station of Art, Shanghai - It takes the public on a journey into the artist’s imagination, revealing a multitude of poetic, sensitive worlds.

From 18 July 2018 to 7 October 2019, the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain presents the first major solo exhibition ever dedicated to the young Japanese architect Junya Ishigami. The exhibition has encountered tremendous success, with both specialized audience and the general public, in France and abroad. Deemed the architectural event of the year by British newspaper The Guardian, Golden Prize winner of Milan’s Design Prize 2019 in the Exhibition Design category, the whole exhibition has joined Fondation Cartier’s collection since. As the first stage of an international touring, the exhibition is presented in Shanghai, in close collaboration with the Power Station of Art (PSA). 

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