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  • Alicia Framis

    Micheline Szwajcer Gallery

    It’s hardly unusual for an artist to question contemporary society, but it is surprising to receive genuinely poetic yet straightforward answers. Days after seeing Alicia Framis’s “Remix Buildings,” her latest contribution to shaping a better world, I was still haunted by her propositions, which are fantastic in the truest sense of the word. These proposed interventions in the public domain—shown in the form of color photographs of her maquettes—are in no way cryptic, and they avoid the hermetic intellectualism and easy sarcasm that have become so commonplace.

    Example: The Dam Square

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