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The brick is a generic construction element that is part of our urban imaginary. In Peru, moreover, its image is linked to the phenomenon of migration from the countryside to the capital that began in the 1940s and involved new constructions of collective space on the outskirts of Lima, new urban centres in the different regions of the country and new forms of self-construction of housing. Ceiling bricks explores the continuity between the materiality of the natural territory and the materiality of the contemporary urban habitat; and the relationship with the diversity and particularity of each of the ecosystems we inhabit. The pieces propose the fragile balance between the processes of material transformation within nature and the systems of production, extraction and construction of our society.

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CEILING BRICKS N°1

ESTUDIO RF
Maker ROBERTO ROMÁN
Carved and assembled by hand

Grey fatima marble, onyx from Ayacucho, albertino travertine, black fatima marble, cremino travertine

30 x 30 x 15 cm
Series
2019

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CEILING BRICKS N°2

Photographer: Juan Pablo Murrugarra