November 16, 2006
by Canadian Architect
This exhibition takes place from November 15-December 15, 206 at the Arch2 Gallery, Main Floor, Architecture 2 Building at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Mark West is a professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Manitoba, and the director of C.A.S.T., the Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology.
Hungry for drawing, West learned to metabolize graphite at a tender age. This dark substance (the crystalline form of carbon and an industrial lubricant) has provided nourishment to a body of work running parallel to his more concrete structural experiments for over 20 years. This work has run unseen beneath the constructions of reinforced concrete, supporting its technical development and lubricating its motions. This exhibition will expose drawings, collages, and miniature constructions from 1981 to the present.
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