We live an era where everything slides fast and the only chance we have, I think, is to follow the dynamics of a world that continually reinvents itself, trying to identify and collect stimulating suggestions, visions, re-proposing their innovative freshness with equally inspirational positive energy. It is right to search, to nourish ourselves with new narratives, innovative ideas, different from ours: a reciprocal influence can give rise to a concrete contribution to the reality in which we live and work.
Curated by Virginia Cucchi
The archi-puncturist observes the city and, when he reaches the critical-spots, inserts his needles to alleviate the pressure points, releasing all the energy flow.
Even if extremely pragmatic and rational in their approaches, the proposals of the architect, Chang Yong Ter, in the research of establishing a tuneful co-existence between human beings and nature, tend to lose material definition, fading into the abstraction of idyllic situations that resonate in our hearts with the power of utopian visions.
“[We] come from nature….there is an importance to [having] a certain reverence for what nature is because we are connected to it…if we destroy nature, we destroy ourselves” Edward Burtynsky.
Is architecture today carnivorous? Exuberant, untouched vegetation perform close-up shots of Peter Bialobrzeski’s series, Paradise Now and Neon Lights. Seductive photographs, with romantic diaphanous, pastel tones, portray peripheries of Asian ‘megatropolis’, that apparently resemble idyllic jungle. At a second glance the deceptive beauty of the pristine green,...