[Exhibition] “Transmaterial Politics” Andrés Jaque at Tabacalera Madrid

September 28, 2017

The new exhibition of proposes to rethink plurality and difference from three space frames: that of domestic life; that of the collaboration between the organic and the inorganic, and that of the interaction between social networks and everyday space.

 

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: COSMO MoMA PS1, New York © Miguel de Guzmán

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: COSMO MoMA PS1, New York © Miguel de Guzmán

 

On September 28,  the exhibition “Transmaterial Policies” by Andrés Jaque and the thinking platform of the Office of Political Innovation arrive at La Fragua and Tabacalera Madrid. An extensive exhibition of the most important works produced in recent years by the architect and artist Andrés Jaque and his Office for Political Innovation, a thought platform created in 2003 together with a small group of architects, designers, journalists, sociologists and economists that champions architecture’s political dimension and which today is one of the most influential voices in contemporary architecture.


 

Practical information

“Transmaterial Politics”
September 28 – November 19, 2017
La Fragua, Tabacalera
Glorieta de Embajadores, 51 Madrid
Spain

 


The term transmaterial refers to the way architecture is produced by the interaction between processes developed through the coordination of different material media (the built environment, the biology of beings, the online interaction, etc.). This notion can be found in research-based projects like “SALES ODDITY. Milano 2 and the Politics of Direct-to-Home TV Urbanisms” and “Pornified Homes,” as well as in designs like COSMO, Escaravox, and House in Never Never Land.

 

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: House in Never Never Land, Ibiza © Miguel de Guzmán

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: House in Never Never Land, Ibiza © Miguel de Guzmán

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: Superpowers of Ten © Jorge López Conde

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: Superpowers of Ten © Jorge López Conde

 

The exhibition, curated by Ariadna Cantis, asks that we rethink plurality and difference through three spatial frameworks: that of domestic life; that of collaboration between the organic and the inorganic; and that of the interaction between social media and the quotidian space.

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: COSMO MoMA PS1, New York © Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: COSMO MoMA PS1, New York © Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation

The Rolling House © Miguel de Guzmán

The Rolling House © Miguel de Guzmán

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: ESCARAVOX, Madrid © Miguel de Guzmán / ImagenSubliminal.com Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: ESCARAVOX, Madrid © Miguel de Guzmán

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: ESCARAVOX, Madrid © Miguel de Guzmán

 

Distributed around the spaces of La Fragua and the Tabacalera Studios, on display will be projects such as IKEA Disobedients (part of the MoMA collection), Sales Oddity (Silver Lion for Best Research Project at the 14th Venice Biennale), Cosmo, Escaravox, TUPPER HOME and House in Never Never Land or PHANTOM. Mies as Rendered Society.

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: PHANTOM. Mies as Rendered Society, Barcelona Pavilion © Miguel de Guzmán

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: PHANTOM. Mies as Rendered Society, Barcelona Pavilion © Miguel de Guzmán

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: PHANTOM. Mies as Rendered Society, Barcelona Pavilion © Miguel de Guzmán

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: PHANTOM. Mies as Rendered Society, Barcelona Pavilion © Miguel de Guzmán

 

The work of Andrés Jaque and the Office for Political Innovation has been previously exhibited in many of the most important museums around the world including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the MAK in Vienna, the Tel Aviv Museum of Modern Art, ZKM in Karlsruhe, Museo Júmex in Mexico City, and RedCat Cal Arts in Los Angeles, and is part of numerous major collections. Publications include Everyday PoliticsTransmaterial/Calculable, Different Kinds of Water Pouring Into a Swimming Pool, Melnikov, Dulces Arenas Cotidianas, and Phantom: Mies as Rendered Society.

 

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: COSMO MoMA PS1, New York © Miguel de Guzmán

Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation: COSMO MoMA PS1, New York © Miguel de Guzmán

 

Curated by: Ariadna Cantis Catalogue includes texts by: Felicity D. Scott and Ignacio G. Galán


 

News source: Tabacalera
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