Lexicon for the Provisional Future(s)

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Parallel Historical Narrations

August 14th, 2007

oskar1What could have happened if the architect Oskar Hansen would have won the competition for Skopje’s Museum of Contemporary Art?

Meant to become a symbol of the city’s progress and “immortality” following the devastating earthquake on 26th of July 1963, the competition for the best design of a new art institution was organized by the Polish government as a gesture of solidarity and was open exclusively to architects from Poland and other Eastern Block countries. (more…)