Patricio Davila / Designer-Artist

Fall 2013

The Line

Site-specific Video Projection Installation,
(with Dave Colangelo)
Exhibited at LandSlide 2013 & Hong Kong / Shenzhen Architecture Biennial 2013
Support from the Future Cinema Lab / Sensorium at York University

A line, like the kind one might draw in the sand to indicate what side one is on, is one of the most basic elements of intent and organization with respect to our built environment. From the simplest lines come the various paths, boundaries and demarcations that have been inscribed, traversed, contested and defended. Together, our lines manage and direct the movement and flow of all manner of things. Borders, roads, fences, pipelines, green belts and flight paths are drawn and multiplied from map to territory and back again, representing our ideals, hopes, fears, and failures. As we continue to drift further afield, accumulating in certain spots and spreading out in others, we might begin to think about how and where we draw the line.

Photos by Will Pemulis


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