Stage City

the Prague Quadrennial 2011 and the V&A, London

Stage City is an alternative reading of London that explores the performative potential and secret life of London’s buildings and urban landscape. Fragments of buildings and city spaces are anthropomorphised and edited to form an assemblage of characters, props and sets. The mirrored surface of the model creates an endless grid of reflections and folds in the space of the gallery and the viewer. The model has been shown at the Prague Quadrennial 2011 and the V&A, London, in 2012.

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Project by Matthew Butcher and Melissa Appleton

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Matthew Butcher is an academic and designer. He is Associate Professor in Architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL and editor and founder of the architectural newspaper P.E.A.R.: Paper for Emerging Architectural Research. His work has been exhibited at the V&A Museum, London; Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York; The Architecture Foundation, London and the Prague Quadrennial, Prague.

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