• Mikel Bergara


    Mikel Bergara’s installation Savannah, 1995, consisted of four constructions resembling allegorical ruins, based on a group of log cabins that during the 17th century formed the original urban center of the American city that now bears this name. His project viewed the original log cabins as a model of utopian architecture that existed prior to the more familiar 18th-century projects of Étienne-Louis Boullée and Claude Nicolas Ledoux in Europe. By distributing what resembled scaffolding throughout the exhibition space, Bergara attempted to suggest the “ruins” of these cabins, rather than their

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