Marlon de Azambuja’s Architecture of Thought Takes Root in Dubai
Born in Brazil and based in Madrid, Azambuja takes apart the components of modernism, abstracting its elements and seeking out patterns in everyday architecture from park benches to city sidewalks. If cities can be thought of as living, breathing organisms, then Azambuja revels in showing off the skeleton underneath it all. In his works he reinvents the techniques and tools of architecture to inspire larger conversations about urban life today.
For his solo presentation at Sabrina Amrani’s Art Dubai booth, the artist presents three sculptures from his “Edicts” series, named for the famous document by
Sculpture is just one mode of expression for the artist, and at Art Dubai it is strongly represented in the “Edicts” as well as a piece entitled Centro di Gravita Permanente (2015) that recalls the lightbulb installations of
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