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4(36)/2013
doi:10.5277/arc130405

Katarzyna Sobu¶
Architecture as a creation material. The art of installation in public space
 

    Installation art is a field no longer reserved for artists only. There are architects, who create micro-spaces on the border of art and architecture. Deriving from both domains, they create spaces which may change the context and transform the perception of their surroundings. Immense design solutions make public space installations ambiguous and versatile. Starting from symbolic, temporary ones, which may become a manifesto or the critique of architecture condition, to multi-functional ones, being a meeting place and activating the space in which they appear.

Key words: installation art, borderland of art and architecture

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