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8 statements on the US Pavilion: a crypto-materialist treatise — for Volume Magazine


Starting from the research on the physical alterations that the pavilion has undergone as a result of its continual changing of hands since 1930, the treatise attempts to project a future life of the privately owned pavilion through a scenario in which the pavilion is disassembled and sold through a crowd-sourced financial model. This alternative life of the US pavilion would reconstitute the pavilion wherever two or more pieces are collected together, leading to an entirely unforeseeable collection of architectural assemblages testifying to the altered economic state of the United States’ national representation in Venice. Text and Images for Volume #41: How to Build a Nation, Page 62—67 images: Future crowd-sourced U.S. pavilions     - 4. The United States is

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