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Allan Wexler Studio

Social Contracts: Choreographing Interactions

  • TUE - SUN
    22/05 > 31/07
    11 AM - 7 PM

    01/08 > 21/11
    10 AM - 6 PM
  • Arsenale
  • Admission with ticket

Allan Wexler (American, b.1949) in collaboration with Ellen Wexler (American, b.1949)



Spaces shape our behavior. Spaces are transformed by our use. The works gathered here for Social Contracts, attempt to illuminate how our environment shapes us, how spaces we inhabit choreograph relationships between and among strangers, couples and family, with the hope that we can find new ways to live together, better. Some works make visible our current isolation in what should be shared space. Some stage unexpected interactions and fragile social contracts. Some create a delicacy that forces us to navigate together.

Biennale Sneak Peek

Image 1 – How will we live together?
Four people eat at one table; each sits alone in a separate room.

Photo: Table for the Typical House, 2010. Table, four chairs, ketchup, mustard, salt, pepper


Image 2 – Sneak peek of the project
Table for the Typical House - in Process. To be revised and constructed for the Biennale Architettura 2021 in my studio on the North Fork of Long Island.

Photo: Table for the Typical House - in Process, 2020


Parsons School of Design, School of Constructed Environments
Ronald Feldman Gallery

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