The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan presents an exhibition featuring several artworks by Arakawa and Madeline Gins, including a large-scale model of The Process in Question/Bridge of Reversible Destiny, also known as the "Epinal Project".

Exhibition will be on view from February 2 – March 24, 2019

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 2, 6:30 – 7.30pm

Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
9-30-1, Tokiwa, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi, (in Kita-Urawa Park), Saitama, Japan
Tel: 048-824-0111

This exhibition featuring an array of international unbuilt architectural designs of the 20th century and onward, has the working title “Impossible Architecture.” The word “impossible” in this context does not mean “impossible” simply because of any radical or unreasonable demands of the architectural design, but refers to the restrictive boundaries of each project’s social time and place, and encourages us to revisit and re-examine the possibilities lying at these architectural frontiers. By placing the focus on the impossibility of this architecture, paradoxically their extreme possibilities and rich potentials come to the fore, abundantly fulfilling the very aim of this exhibition.

Through a diverse mix of plans, models, and other related materials, the “Impossible Architecture” exhibition closely analyzes the extraordinarily imaginative projects of some 40 architects and artists, and casts the spotlight on new forms of architecture that have never been seen before.

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Exhibition photographs

Impossible Architecture exhibition poster

Exhibition photographs

The Process in Question/ Bridge of Reversible Destiny, 1973-89

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