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Architectural Inventions by Maximilian Goldfarb, Matt Bua

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Reconstruction

RE: CONSTRUCTIONS, an INVITATION

Angela Co

INVITATION:

Following _____, contingent upon _____,

to _____ (again).

Reconstruction presupposes some initial condition or event, which in turn may be preceded by some pre-preceding condition or event. Reconstruction follows the trajectory of a displaced origin, which may, itself, be a reconstruction.

WHEN: After

Reconstruction comes afterward, usually following some sort of disaster or crisis, but in a more expansive sense reconstruction can follow anything—including, arguably, nothing; i.e., after accidents, apocalyptic blow-ups, and blow-outs, bombings, coup d’états, collapses, crashes, destruction, dissolution, demolition, endings, erasures, encryption, fallouts, fires and floods, ...

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