The relationships become more intricate when a loop of ribbon at one level is sheared in half and slipped into alignment with a level above or below. The new alignment allows a production space to infiltrate a presentation level or vice versa. This controlled contamination juxtaposes technical processes with their effects, people at work with people at leisure, the prosaic with the poetic. The adjacency of a brightly lit atelier space of experimentation and the theatrical ambience of a multi-media installation may raise the question, which is the spectacle? Residents and visitors will observe one another as they move fluidly through the building sometimes on parallel paths separated by a transparent prophylactic, sometimes crossing paths, sometimes merging paths and sharing programs.
RICARDO SCOFIDIO Professor Emeritus, Adjunct Faculty