LIGA is a nonprofit organization that realizes four exhibitions a year along with a series of talks and workshops. Its focus is the relationship between architecture and art. Paradoxically, the gallery’s physical space is extremely limiteda challenge LIGA has met with transcendental results by commissioning on-site works from diverse artists and architects during its six years of operation. But in conceptual and poetic weight, none of the works presented here so far has surpassed the installation/performance currently on view, in which the Guatemalan architect Alejandro Paz has used classical music as an amorphous body of damp sound between urban echoes.
At first, the space might seem empty except for the music that fills it. But that’s not quite true. On the gallery’s two windows are two large-format photographic transparencies of the building’s basement. During the day,
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