It begins with one word. Choose your own. Katarzyna Krakowiak at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona
photo: Anna Mas
Let’s not postpone our lives. We do not believe in the time that comes “after all this is over”. What happens with our world is a continuum. There is no end after which everything returns to what it used to be.
Is there a word that you would like to make last?
What word would you propose as part of a polyphonic composition of multiple voices?
What word would you like to take responsibility for?
What word would you contribute to the life we all live together?
Let’s live and act together now.
The artist Katarzyna Krakowiak, curator Marcin Szczelina, Ivan Blasi and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, cordially invite you to compose and build together a new structure, both rchitectural and linguistic. It begins with one word.
Architecture composed together. Emerging out of the current lockdown, the composition will become a voice of our life lived together, a question about dimensions, it is immeasurable in its lasting, its dissolution, its overlapping. We compose an architecture that speaks – not only with words, but also with the spaces between them that open up a territory of critical enquiry on architecture, language, our current and future community. It is a site of diversity and difference. A space of translations, both between the languages of the project participants and between architectural and linguistic structures. A space where the horizon constantly extends in as yet unknown directions.
In order to contribute to the polyphonic composition of a variety of community voices, please submit one word of your choice as an audio recording, complete with a short explanation of
reasons behind your choice, to the e-mail address [email protected] before July 22nd.
Project by Katarzyna Krakowiak, curated by Marcin Szczelina and Ivan Blasi.
Organised in cooperation with the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.
Supported by Instituto Polaco de Cultura en Madrid