Expo / Dogma – Rooms

The exhibition Rooms explores the domestic space via its simplest manifestation: a room. Taking this as a starting point, Dogma (Pier Vittorio Aureli and Martino Tattara) presents the results of two distinct lines of enquiry: The Room of One’s Own, which focuses on the history and function of the private room, and Loveless, which charts the evolution of the ‘minimum dwelling’.

While the American architect Louis Kahn (1901-1974) considered the room to be the essential origin of architecture, the British author Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) emphasized the private space as being vital to female creativity in ‘A Room of One’s Own’ (1929). At the time of writing, her words were a direct challenge to the patriarchal organization of the domestic sphere and, by extension, society at large. Read more.

Together with Rooms the exhibition The Lost City (Malgorzata Maria Olchowska) opens on 12 March at 8pm in deSingel, Antwerp.

  • 13.03.2019, 2 pm till 16.06.2019, 7 pm
  • deSingel, Desguinlei 25, 2018 Antwerpen
  • Opening 12.03.19, 8 pm

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