robertogreco + nataliejeremijenko + alloraycalzadilla   1

Architecture imagined as ecological « Javierest
"What is another avenue? I’m not sure I know what it looks like. I think we can see the contours of it in some of the work of artist duo Allora y Calzadilla or in the recent work of Natalie Jeremijenko. These two folks, Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, have been generating a series of works where they experiment with dialectical relations between an artifice and an organism without falling into preaching about imposing stability or balance. Along a somewhat parallel line, Jeremijenko has been using architectural devices to reveal how the city itself is not just a second nature to animals, but that these animals have already partaken in forming social networks with urban dwellers for a very long time. What architecture does is reveal them."
javierarbona  design  architecture  environment  marxism  ecology  capitalism  nature  sustainability  urbanism  housing  nataliejeremijenko  alloraycalzadilla 
april 2009 by robertogreco

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