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Towards Our New Architecture: A Seance in one Act.

FRANCIS, Anna and DAVIES, Rebecca (2020) Towards Our New Architecture: A Seance in one Act. [Artefact]

Other (Essay in the form of a play, in the form of a Seance.)
Stoke On Trent Seance Pamphlet (1).pdf - Publisher's typeset copy
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A commissioned essay to engage with notions of utopia and dystopia in architectural practice. The essay was commissioned as a pamphlet to be given out to all audience members for the L13 Jimmy Cauty MdZ ESTATE TOUR, for its premier at in Stoke-on-Trent 2020.

'Two years in the making this highly detailed construction utilises over two tons of concrete and 3 miles of electrical cable.
Every one of the 1360 rooms on the ESTATE has been scratch built and then painstakingly vandalised by the Town Planner.
The ESTATE container has 3 operating modes:
Look in through observation ports.
Go in and walk around the ESTATE.
Go in and walk around with EXTREME AMBER RUDD FX.'

Item Type: Artefact
Uncontrolled Keywords: architecture, regeneration, urban planning, city development, community led development, fine art, utopia, dystopia,
Faculty: School of Creative Arts and Engineering > Art and Design
Event Location: Stoke-on-Trent, UK.
Depositing User: Anna FRANCIS
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2020 10:54
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2023 14:00
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