reveal the absence: the un built by g. mazars
 reveal the absence: the un built by g. mazars  reveal the absence: the un built by g. mazars
mar 11, 2013

reveal the absence: the un built by g. mazars

reveal the absence – the un-built by g. mazars



the proposal to establish a monument echoing the various works of el lissitzky reveals a the notion of space and depth within three-dimensional structures. the system highlights emptiness, depth, projections – disclosing its physical absence. the project consists of a 3D orthogonal grid conforming to the size of wolkenbrugel. by subtracting, in the manner of molding, a reconstruction of the spatial presence manifests as an imaginary structure -which remains invisible but perceptible. from this imprint, the imagination of the visitor completes the virtual projection of the monument. at night, a light network reveals the virtual contours of the form -where bright spots distributed throughout the structure act as dynamic support for interventions of invited artists.



day-time view

interior view







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  • I am afraid of heights – maybe that is partially why this is so compelling. It needs an open setting to not look like a construction site. Cool.


    JimCan says:
  • Reminiscent of Lead Pencil Studio’s “Maryhill Double” and “Non-Sign II” projects…

    DRose says:

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