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Juan Downey the invisible architect by Juan Downey

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Published by MIT List Visual Arts Center, Bronx Museum of the Arts in [Cambridge, Mass.], [Bronx, N.Y.] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesInvisible architect
Statement[Valérie Smith, curator]
ContributionsSmith, Valérie, 1955-, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Arizona State University. Art Museum, Bronx Museum of the Arts
LC ClassificationsN6669.D68 A4 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27133977M
ISBN 100938437763
ISBN 109780938437765
LC Control Number2011928843

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Downey, Gary Lee and Juan C. Lucena. “Engineering Selves: Hiring Into a Contested Field of Education.” Pp. in Cyborgs and Citadels: Anthropological Interventions in Emerging Sciences and Technologies, edited by Gary Lee Downey and Joseph Dumit. Daniel Quiles, Juan Downey, Artforum International, (Sept. ): He trained in architecture but practiced as an artist and worked with painting, drawing, writing, printmaking, and then interactive electronic sculptures, performances and happenings to explore the overlapping and interrelated systems of energy in the universe. Juan Downey – Medium Video, 14 monitors, black and white and colour, and sound (mono) Dimensions Duration variable: 10 min - 28 min, 9 sec. Collection Lent by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, courtesy of the Latin American Acquisitions Committee On long term loan. Reference. The work of pioneering video artist Juan Downey often critiques the purported objectivity of ethnographic observation and documentation. We use cookies to deliver our online services and to provide more personalized services to you.