Celebrate the career of architect and designer Tadao Ando with two documentaries exploring different stages of his illustrious career.
Michael Blackwood | USA | 1988 | English and Japanese | Michael Blackwood Productions | 58 mins
Showcasing his individuality through urban complexes, residences and chapels, Japanese architect Tadao Ando presents the work of his formative years, before embarking on projects in Europe and the United States.
Tadao Ando: From Emptiness to Infinity
Mathias Frick | Germany | 2013 | German and Japanese with English subtitles | Magnetfilm | 51 mins
Mathias Frick's 2013 documentary takes viewers on a tour of Tadao Ando's world-famous buildings and offers an exclusive look into his work process. Viewers will gain unique insight into his work as Ando shares his sources of personal inspiration and motivation.
Presented with MPavilion
MPavilion is Australia's leading architecture commission: a place for debate around the design of today and tomorrow. Conceived and created by Naomi Milgrom AC as an initiative of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, MPavilion celebrates a decade as the country’s cultural laboratory this year. MPavilion 10 by Tadao Ando will be open from 16 November 2023 – 28 March 2024, see you in the Gardens this summer.
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