Spaces Without Drama or Surface is an Illusion, But So is Depth

Exhibition, Graham Foundation, Chicago, USA.


Until July 1, 2017
The exhibition examines the recent proliferation of collage in architectural representation in relationship to scenography and theatrical set design. Based on hi orical references such as 19th-century toy theatres as well as 20th-century models such as Aldo Rossi’s Little Scientific Theatre and David Hockney’s age design for the Magic Flute, contemporary practitioners were invited to rethink the ways in which architecture is created in relation projects as a touch one – from 19th century toy theatres to Aldo Rossi’s Little Scientific Theatre, David Hockney’s set design for the Magic Flute, and projects by Charles Moore and Emilio Ambasz – contemporary practitioners were invited to rethink the ways in which architecture is created in relation to theatricality, and how it oscillates between reality and scenography to answer questions about space, depth, context, façade, and representation.