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METAMAQUETTES: BETWEEN THE LAB AND THE SITE EXHIBITION

18 January - 28 February
Venue: McCormick Gallery
Boston Architectural College
320 Newbury Street,
Boston
02215

Metamaquettes: Between the Lab and the Site exhibition presents a body of works that explore subjective perceptions of space and user engagement. Metamaquettes are installations, models, and mock-ups that question their own nature yet create playful spaces in which to explore cognition/perception, scale, light and (im)materiality. Metamaquettes invite us to investigate subjectivity, neglected notions about sensory experiences, communal habits, and the ordinary and vernacular elements of culture. Being a composite word that derives from the Greek μετ?/meta, and the French maquetteMetamaquetteliterally translates as after/post/among/beyond models. Swinging between the real and its representation, Metamaquettes occupy the liminal space of laboratory-cum-site, becoming simultaneously both experiments and experiences.