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After Belonging: In Residence

A case study program resulting in one of the two main exhibitions at the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016.

Team: Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco, Ignacio González Galán, Carlos Mínguez Carrasco, Alejandra Navarrete Llopis, Marina Otero Verzier (Chief Curators and Exhibition Designers)

This is our work + MHDS (Graphic Designers)

Juan Ruiz Anton and Paola Simone García (Design and Production Associates)

Kamilla Csegzi (Design Assistant) 

Sept - Nov 2016

National Museum-Architecture. Oslo, Norway.

After Belonging: In Residence is a speculative platform focused on a selection of ten sites around the globe that encapsulate current transformations of belonging. The exhibition presents ten commissioned reports and five intervention strategies—intended as two distinct and related architectural operations to approach those sites. The ten reports outline diverse ways of describing the sites, offering multifaceted perspectives and bringing together different scales. In addition, five intervention strategies have been selected for the sites located in Oslo and the Nordic region, through an international open call. These interventions design tactical and long-term forms of engagement with the sites, and rehearse alternative architectural practices. 


The sites are presented in dialogue with each other in a spatial configuration that unveils connection between seemingly distant realities. The designed structure simultaneously encloses and bridges, and privileges visual encounters between spaces. It blurs traditional limits between territories, thus undermining the idea of site as defined by national boundaries and challenging the political nature of the very site it occupies: The National Museum-Architecture. 

Including Reports by: James Bridle; Matilde Cassani; Eriksen Skajaa Architects; First Office; Husos; Living Architectures; Emeka Ogboh; Ahmet Ögüt+Emily Fahlén; The State (Rahel Aima, Ahmad Makia, Deepak Unnikrishnan); Transborder Studio.

With Intervention Strategies by: Nabil Ahmed+Dámaso Randulfe; Caitlin Blanchfield+ Glen Cummings+Jaffer Kolb+Farzin Lotfi-Jam+Leah Meisterlin; Factory-baked Goods (Paula Currás, Ana Olmedo, Enrique Ventosa); Ruimteveldwerk (Pieter Brosens, Brecht Van Duppen, Sander Van Duppen, Lene Beelen, Pieter Cloeckaert); Elisabeth Søiland+Silje Klepsvik+Åsne Hagen.

This exhibition is part of the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016, After Belonging: A Triennale In Residence, On Residence and the Ways We Stay in Transit, and accompanies the exhibition On Residence, at the Center for Design and Architecture, DoGA.

Photos by Istvan Virag

Video by Istvan Virag

Plan by After Belonging Agency

Axonometric View by After Belonging Agengy with Eduardo Tazón



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