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Constructing the New/Non-Place

As a point of departure the phrase ‘castle in the clouds’ – updated to include the ever expanding cloud in the digital sense. A non-place, unachievable in the framework of time, as Ernst Bloch has described as “wishful thinking without any possibility of completion” The project is a series of images that represent my personal interruptions into various partly completed new-home construction sites. All the aspects are shot on location then digitally rendered, representing not a physical place, but instead a non-place – the potential space sold through the developers language of digitally constructed 2-d images. The potential space always out of reach. ‘If a place can be defined as relational, historical and concerned with identity, then a space which cannot be defined as relational, or historical, or concerned with identity will be a non‐place’

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