Olivier Goethals: On Paul Rudolph's Model Flap House, 1952

Max Kesteloot, Paul Rudolph's Model Flap House, 1952, model 1 – Drawing Matter

Olivier Goethals (*), Paul Rudolph's Model Flap House, 1952, 2018. Model.

YOU CLOSE, YOU OPEN
YOU OPEN, YOU CLOSE

model 1/20 & object 1/1.
1952–2018. a reinterpretation of paul rudolph's flaphouse. 

like a tiny temple, lifted from its surrounding. 

400-800THz ...a narrow window makes our observed reality. 
in gradient with colours of visible light.

while reflecting the given context onto its surface, 
its structure expresses architectural boundaries. 

exteriorising the interior.

YOU CLOSE, YOU OPEN
YOU OPEN, YOU CLOSE

32 doors are interconnected.
in opposite pairs. 10,10 & 6,6. 
16 doors are open.
16 doors are closed.
always. 

YOU CLOSE, YOU OPEN
YOU OPEN, YOU CLOSE 

– Olivier Goethals

Click here to OPEN the CLOSED box and see additional views alongside Paul Rudolph's drawings.Click here to see a full list of participants, and here to return to the curatorial statement, along with a slide show.