Inside the outsider

Showtime: Lim with one of his models depicting a surreal vision of 13th century Venice for the Biennale called Urban Washing Machine: The Carnival is Coming to Town.

The inclusion of conceptual architect CJ Lim in the Venice Biennale raised eyebrows. But, says Will Hurst, he has powerful fans, including Zaha Hadid, and he is optimistic the right opportunity to build will come along

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