Beta-Real: Materiality of Loss
materiality of loss zhang hays syracuse architecture
The work in this exhibition was made using slip casting—a technique commonly employed in the mass production of ceramics—to develop an iterative “thinking by making” protocol that offers, in its processes, and in the material results produced, an alternative to conventional architectural preservation and reconstruction. Specifically, the work exhibited here produces architectural memories, identities and histories by focusing on three seemingly banal site-types: roadways, commemorative monuments, and the sites of performative rituals
Zhang, Linda and Hays, Michael, "Beta-Real: Materiality of Loss" (2018). School of Architecture Lectures Series. 172.
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