Plugged in

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Plugged in, wallpaper (variable sizes)
The residential compound “Habitat 67 ” was planned and realized by Canadian architect and city planner Moshe Safdie during 1966 and 1967 for Montreal’s Expo 67. “Habitat 67 ” became an icon of the Metabolist movement in architecture; this movement, which emanated from Japan, sought to plan cities and architecture as organic, constantly self-renewing, life-supporting structures adaptable to changing needs. For a short moment, and in the context of the urban Metabolist movement, this architectural ensemble symbolized an alternative counterpoint to modernist concepts of dwellings, recreation, transport and traffic, and the functional separation of life and work. Plugged in transfers the material of photographic research to a large-scale wallpaper, bitmapped in black and white.