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Didier Fiuza Fausino/Bureau Des Mesarchitectures, Ghost In The Shell

Storefront for Art and Architecture
97 Kenmare Street, 212-431-5795
Soho
May 14 - July 28, 2008
Reception: Tuesday, May 13, 7 - 9 PM
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This May, Storefront will inaugurate a solo exhibition of French artist and architect Didier Fiuza Faustino and his Paris-based practice Bureau des Mésarchitectures (Mathieu Herbelin, Cláudia Martinho, Tony Matias, Guillaume Viaud). Faustino’s largescale onsite installation (G)HOST IN THE (S)HELL, designed specifically for Storefront for Art and Architecture, will occupy the entire body of the gallery and engage its iconic façade by temporarily interrupting its role as movable, morphable barrier. Using chain-link fence as a medium to entirely encase and isolate the facade’s panels, (G)HOST IN THE (S)HELL will explore the complex role that barriers and thresholds play in defining and creating public and private space, ideas central to Faustino/Mésarchitectures’ work.

The opening reception on May 13 will feature a special projection designed by Didier Fiuza Faustino/Bureau des Mésarchitectures.

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