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6572 SW 40th St, Miami, FL

Coral Gables, Miami, FL

Raw material (Violeta Parra, Bestiarios)

Vinyl banner with metal grommets

Raw material are a series of text-based prints produced as historiographic references: examples of radical architectures built in the Latin America and the Caribbean. At the same time, these materials have specific traits that invite future reuses.

Locations: 1: La Carpa de La Reina was a yellow tent installed by Violeta Parra in Santiago de Chile in 1965 to develop research on local folklore and create a space for the diffusion of non-commercial music. Location: [Name] Publications  6572 SW 40th St, Miami, FL 33155, United States
2: Carpa Teatro del Puente Santa Rosa is an ephemeral construction by the architecture students collective Bestiario (1984-87), Lima, Peru. Location: Gean & Lena Moreno’s private backyard.

Courtesy the artist and Fredric Snitzer Gallery.

Ernesto Oroza, born in Cuba, received a degree from the Higher Institute of Design of Havana. Oroza is an artist, designer, and researcher. Current faculty at the École Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Saint-Étienne, Ernesto Oroza has been interested in architectures of necessity, technological disobedience, and other topics that link design and society in times of economic and political crisis. He produces and distributes speculative models and research through various publishing methods, exhibitions, collaborative practices, documentaries, and unorthodox forays into architecture, interior design, and object design.