NANO is honored and ecstatic to announce that we have been invited to participate in the 2021 TIME SPACE EXISTENCE exhibit, a part of the globally recognized La Biennale de Venezia exhibit, organized and hosted by the European Cultural Centre in Venice.

We are the only New Orleans-based architecture firm to have ever been invited to participate in the Venice Biennale TIME SPACE EXISTENCE exhibition. We are committed to our Louisiana cultural roots while embedding rigor and process in our exhibit’s experience.

The European Cultural Centre is a non-profit organization that has operated in the field of contemporary art, architecture and design since 2011.
This exhibition will run from May 22nd until November 21st, 2021.

This exhibition is a platform for architects from around the world to visually present their personal thoughts and creations about and within architecture. The topic TIME SPACE EXISTENCE gives the possibility for each architect to focus on these fundamental existential questions, creating an extraordinary combination of projects and approaches. By combining projects from architecture studios with works of architecture, photography, and sculpture, the exhibition becomes a dialogue between current developments, ideas, and thoughts in art and architecture, highlighting the philosophical concepts of Time, Space and Existence.


For 2021, each participating exhibitor is responsible for raising all costs associated with the event, and we would be grateful for any level of support that you or your company would be willing to provide.

Currently, we are actively fundraising for a total of $175,000.00, which will cover all travel, shipping and logistics, exhibit materials, and entry expenses. If you are unable to give any type of donation, please consider supporting us by sharing a link to this page.

We are sincerely grateful for your support in allowing NANO to participate as an exhibitor at the TIME SPACE EXISTENCE Exhibit in Venice, Italy. Without your support, our attendance and participation would not be possible.

All donations over $5,000 will receive recognition and credit in the annual TIME SPACE EXISTENCE Catalogue, which will be accessible in bookstores internationally as well as the ECC website, all of which are visited by millions of people each year. All patrons will receive a newsletter outlined all updates as our exhibit progresses.

- The NANO Team

$175,000 will cover the following:
·         Materials required to build, design, develop and construct our exhibit
·         Shipping and logistical fees to transport our exhibit to and from Venice, Italy
·         Cost to rent the physical space to display our exhibit
·         Exhibit entrance fee
·         All traveling expenses for our employees to attend and participate in the exhibit

* Please note that any contribution through GoFundMe is not tax-exempt. If you are looking to make a tax-exempt donation, please reach out to Olivia Szczerba, the campaign organizer, for information on how to make a tax-exempt donation.

** In the case that COVID-19 impacts travel and therefore prohibits us from participating in the exhibit, all donations will be refunded in full to the donor.
  • Wendy Y DeMichaelis 
    • $200 
    • 6 mos
  • Michael Baudin 
    • $200 
    • 6 mos
  • Lawrence Robinson 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos
  • Julie Chappuis 
    • $200 
    • 6 mos
  • Linda Kieffer 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Olivia Szczerba 
New Orleans, LA
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