Ana Rolim

Ana Rolim

New York, NY, US


Private Choices Public Spaces

This is our response to a competition that aimed to construct an installation at the existing fence of the Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization, JWHO, in Jackson, Mississippi, providing a safe and respectul access to the clinic.

Under the understanding that organisms expand through what we build, we posed the question: What defines the limits between organisms and their environment? One acts upon the other. Organic acts upon inorganic. Similarly, the polymorph surface acts upon the clinic’s fence.

The proposal is inspired by the architectural content of biological structures, incorporating features such as protection, natural light and ventilation. We see these three aspects, together with sound protection, as key elements to this site-specific installation.

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Status: Competition Entry
Location: Jackson, MS, US
My Role: Designer
Additional Credits: Designer: Erica Costa