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An Art Space
2017


The scaffold is the primary typological element of investigation. It questions and engages thoughts of preservation, construction, history, revisioning, and ruination. The scaffold is both referential and contemporary in its own time, yet it begs the question of in what era is this object, this architecture that is encapsulated, in, and at at which moment in history does it belong to? It is simultaneously both a reveal and a disguise; it is engaged with the present, yet beneath the surface lies a constant reference to the past. It is timeless, and it is temporary, and for a brief moment, it freezes a building in time, preserving it in a specific location, at a specific instance, in history.
This outdoor gallery of scaffolding, exposed to the elements, the wind, the sand, the ocean, the air, remains far less concerned with reflecting history exactly necessarily, but rather with the ability to evoke a memory -- of a time, of a place, of a history, and of an architecture...
















































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