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Year: 2015
Dimensions: 15 x 4 x 4 meters (30 x 13 x 13ft)
Materials: Cardboard, glass, wood, plexiglass, epoxy and vices

Site-specific installation made for the Mattress Factory Art Museum in Pittsburgh.
The work reflects on one of Pittsburgh’s most famous landmarks, the university-building "Catherdral of the Learning" with its nationality-rooms.
The work will consist of a geometrical structure which partially resembles a fragment of the building. That structure is extended and taken over by a parasite-architecture, typically for Voerman’s artistic language. A cardboard structure with colored glass windows and dark plexiglass windows. The inside is dark and entering light and sound from the outside is filtered. The space inside has become a small classroom/workshop in away with slight referenses to a space-capsule. The geometrical part is crooked, wheras the organic space isn’t. In a way the space has become a nationality-room which one can find in the Cathedral of the Learning, but in this case an undefined nationality. All visitors will have their own associations and will interpretate layers of the work in their own way. But the space seems both pointing towards and reflecting to the future as well as stimulate visitors to contemplate and reflect on themselves and their own ideas.
Certain elements within the work, the recycled materials and the way the concept of learning has been visualized, also points to the fact that we came to a point, that many issues regarding ecology, sustainabilty, financial- and global structures have to be re-newed and re-thought over the coming decades.
Voerman encourages people, schools and institutions to initiate small workshops, events and meetings that can be held inside the work preferably related roughly to the idea of renewing our ideas for the future. There is place for about 20 people inside.

The installation will be on display until the end of May 2016
http://www.mattress.org/