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Interwoven


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

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

Alexia León (Peruvian, b.1970) and Lucho Marcial (Peruvian, b.1962) of leonmarcial arquitectos (Peru, est.2012)

Description

This installation celebrates the interweaving of households and their environments using architectural means. This requires rethinking together our basic building blocks as drivers of change. Re-interpreting the lines of domestic private property which often restrict one’s notion of households leads to a transformation at the broader, public scale, one which allows for the construction of open structures that provide more equitable and dynamic living opportunities. Interwoven presents a spatial fragment focused on temporal transitions and interactions between households that dissolve outside-inside and public-private boundaries, where people interact and coexist.

Biennale Sneak Peek

Image 1 – How will we live together?
Textile weaver, San Antonio del Rio Mayo, Lamas, San Martin, Peru, 2017.

 

Image 2 – Sneak peek of the project
Panguana wood blocks, Lima, Peru, 2020.

Credits

Rafael Osterling
Arquitecma Peru
Thermia Barcelona
Illusione

Production credits

Architects: Alexia León, Lucho Marcial
Project team: Alex Cuadra (construction coordinator), Gustavo Reyna (visuals), Arturo Pereda y Marisol Michilot (models)
Construction Management: Fernando Flores/ Arquitecma Peru
Structural engineer: Carlos Casabonne/ GCAQ Ingenieros
Photography: Lucho Marcial


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