Urban Origami

Urban Origami
Library Shelf Location 17.URBA
Publication Date 2010
Description Urban Origami brings together seven artists, each with a very distinctive approach to exploring the problematic growth of city dwelling and its debris. As they look at the discarded beauty of the expanding city, these artists reveal displaced objects, salvaged architecture, assembled urban spaces and an uncanny use of light, all employed in an attempt to expound meaning behind contemporary living. In preparation for the redevelopment of Sir John Soane’s Pitzhanger Manor-House, this exhibition seeks to re-contextualise his work within a contemporary art discourse, taking the modern city and its history as a form of inspiration.
ISBN 9780955749612
Quantity 1
Pages 36
Editor Julian Johnson
Format Exhibition Catalogue
Publisher ARTTRA
Related Artists Haegue Yang, Elisa Sighicelli, Leo Fitzmaurice, Matthew Houlding, Jools Johnson, Gaia Persico, Jost Munster
Category Group Exhibition/Multiple Artists
Language English

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