crossing lines

Image: Grand Central Station, New York City

Architect and urban designer Petra Kempf makes lyrical drawings that explore the dynamism and metaphorical possibilities of lines. Crossing Lines presents six of her most recent drawings from the series in situ as well as Kempf’s interactive game You Are the City, where viewers examine the changing palimpsest of historical and geological layers within the city. Kempf’s drawings are part of her continued exploration of the changing and shifting conditions of cities in both general and specific terms. Inspired by the writings of philosopher Gilles Deleuze, Kempf examines how our understanding of the city—in visible and tangible forms—must also be dynamic and fluid.

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