Research Center
& Museum

Los Angeles, CA.


HYBRID PROGRAMS & DISFIGURED FORM


Disfigured form is only as provocative as it is perverse- relying almost exclusively on its ability to exploit the dependency between convention and its established presumptions. It is there that it agitates and obscures, dislodging familiarity from the constants to which we have become so accustomed. And in doing so, strips the once common and understood of its categorical relationship to its context. It is an agent of instability and a proponent of unpredictable expression. It is a model for an alternative definition of coherence, one that aggressively addresses a shift in contemporary aesthetics toward more sophisticated, non-formulaic relationships.


For background design research, see:
Considering Disfigured Form
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