My house is a Le Corbusier : artist’s residence and performance at Unité d’habitation Marseille

Appartement 50 is the third installment of My house is a Le Corbusier, a long term project in which the artist Cristian Chironi calls for architecture and politics of construction to take an active role and think about new and affordable housing solutions.

 

Cristian Chironi, My house is a Le Corbusier: Saluti affettuosi, 2015 (15x10cm carved postcard) Gaetano e Barbara Maccaferri collection

Cristian Chironi, “Saluti affettuosi”, 2015 (15x10cm carved postcard) Gaetano e Barbara Maccaferri collection

 

After Espirt Nouveau in Bologna and Studio-Apartment in Paris, Cristian Chironi takes his project My house is a Le Corbusier to a residency in apartment 50, inside of the Unité d’habitation built by Le Corbusier in Marseille.

Simultaneously acting as work in progress, think tank, space of research and collaboration, exhibition and didactic platform in addition to residency, My house is a Le Corbusier has the ambition to grow during a long term period, during which Chironi will spend variable amounts of time within the walls of the many Le Corbusier complexes present around the world. The outcome of this growth means to take the form of all the experiences that Chironi might realise there. (more…)