“Cloud ’68—Paper Voice” Smiljan Radić’s collection of Radical Architecture at ETH Zurich

The exhibition “Cloud ’68—Paper Voice” pays homage to the architecture and thinking of European radical movements that flourished between the 1950s and 1970s producing a wide range of experimental expression. It presents Smiljan Radić’s Collection of Radical Architecture with recordings of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

 

“Cloud ’68 - Paper Voice” exhibition view © Martin Stollenwerk

“Cloud ’68 – Paper Voice” exhibition view © Martin Stollenwerk

 

“Cloud ’68—Paper Voice” spans two collections from that period, which open up different readings of Radical Architecture. From the personal collection of the Chilean architect Smiljan Radić, a selection of 173 graphic pieces—lithographs, drawings, original etchings, and ephemera—will show the horizon of meaning of the diverse architectural approaches from those years: works by Constant Nieuwenhuys, Guy Debord, Asger Jorn, Haus-Rucker-Co, Archigram, Utopie, and Superstudio, among others, will meet in 33 panels that recall Aby Warburg’s “Mnemosyne Atlas”. (more…)