Change of Elements
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The works in the series Change of Elements were created after a stay in Jemen. They consist of stacks of flat tiles with a stony structure resembling that of building blocks that seem to be directly sawn from the rocks. These works refer to the local architecture - buildings that both by the colours and their shapes blend into the rocky landscape. Flat grey loam plates are used as building material. These tiles are placed in piles in the windows to dry. Sometimes some colour is used around the windows - red, blue or yellow pigment mixed in with the lime - to rhythmically interrupt the large grey surface.

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'Kublai Khan had noticed that Marco Polo's cities resembled one another, as if the passage from one to another involved not a journey but a change of elements. Now, from each city Marco described to him, the Great Khan's mind set out on its own, and after dismantling the city piece by piece, he reconstructed in other ways, substituting components, shifting them, inverting them'.
Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino

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