The project was to design a wall leading up to a chosen artist's piece. I chose Dan Graham's “T… Read More
Installation Piece. Cranbrook Academy of Art.
The project was to design a wall leading up to a chosen artist's piece. I chose Dan Graham's “Triangular Pavilion with Circular Cut-out Variation H” which comprises an equilateral triangle with a circular central opening, allowing the visitor or "spectator" to enter and have an interior view.
Graham's work questions the relationship between people and architecture and the psychological effects it has on us. His work highlights the awkwardness that occurs when intimate moments or details are rudimentarily broadcast in an impersonal manner, as he continues to investigate the voyeuristic act of seeing onself reflected, whilst at the same time watching others.
Graham described his pavilions as "producing a sense of uneasiness and psychological alienation through a constant play between feelings of inclusion and exclusion," so it was my goal to design a wall to replicate and produce same those feelings of alienation and a sense of uneasiness. Read Less