The San Lorenzo Derive

By Joel Rich, Ross Papa, Matt Dolnik & Georgina Chaplin

According to the Situationists, People and their environments (built or not) are plastic; bendable but with
clear boundaries and definitions. When put over heat, they melt, mix and become each other. The person and their environment take on aspects of each other or become a new entity altogether. Example: San Lorenzo took on the personality, revolutionary spirit and humor of its residences through the graffiti. But, in doing so it also became something of an art gallery.

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