Yang Li

Yang Li

New York, NY, US


Reloaded Barcelona Pavilion

“Cultural production has entered a stage in which archived digital material can potentially be used at will”, thus making canonical architectural work accessible beyond mere quotation by turning it into hackable material for new work. The studio will take this as a productive opportunity to “reload” The Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe with the intent to make it into new work. Specifically, I will hone in on what is called the “reflective remix” – the creative reinterpretation of single-source material often with quite significant departure from the original.

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Status: School Project
Location: Spain
My Role: Pavillion