Prototype is a full-scale variant of a plywood structure that will be adapted for diverse functions, ranging from a house in the tropics to a movie theater in an urban park. Made in Pardo’s studio, this kit capitalizes on the potential of computer-based technologies to introduce an economic vocabulary based on irregular geometric forms and tensile structural systems.
Support for this exhibition was provided by Friedrich Petzel Gallery and the members of the Dia Art Council.
Jorge Pardo was born in Havana in 1963. He lives and works in Los Angeles.