Stains of Time

August 2009

The Ethics of Dust: Doge’s Palace, Venice

Pollution is bad, no? Well, although Jorge Otero-Palios, who is Assistant Professor of Historic Preservation at Columbia University, is not advocating we all turn up the CO2, The Ethics of Dust: Doge’s Palace, Venice, is one of a series of installations that result from his preservation of pollution.  Time-stain, patina, dirt & dust, here pollution assumes an ambiguous status between artwork and architectural preservation.
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