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'Mobile Architecture' Exhibition Opens in Arrecife

Friday November 25, 2011

'Mobile Architecture' Exhibition Opens in Arrecife

A new exhibition on ‘Mobile Architecture’ opens this weekend at the art salon in the Charco de San Gines, Arrecife. Featuring the work of the experimental Brazilian designer Marlon de Azambuja, the main focus of the show is the relationship between people and public spaces.

Much of Azambuja’s work involves redefining how people experience the space around them and he explores this arena through sculpture, drawings and installation art. Using bold colour schemes and materials such as plastics, metal and lighting he plays with our perceptions of external spaces.

The exhibition taking place in Arrecife will feature numerous graphic designs and photographs, illustrating the architect’s reinterpretation of buildings, both from an internal and external perspective. For example, one of his projects entitled ‘Displacements’ presents the audience with a building design that seems to defy gravity and logic.

Other projects have involved creating bird cages that mimic the design of modern buildings and skyscrapers. An earlier exhibition held in Madrid examined the sculptural quality of covering walls and columns with plastic sheeting to create temporary interior partitions within the gallery space.

‘Mobile Architecture’ is inaugurated on Saturday 26th November at 20.30 and will run until February 2012. The gallery at the Sala de Charco de San Gines is open between 10.00 and 13.00 and 17.00 and 20.00 from Monday to Friday and between 10.00 and 14.00 on Saturday. Entrance is free.

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