Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers: Dream the Combine
Their installations, characterized by high creative unconventionality, embrace conceptual art, architecture, and cultural issues, exploring powerful narrative complexities, cross-pollinated and contaminated by the most diverse expressive languages from film, theatre to scenography. Caught the public’s attention with their winning project, ‘Hide&Seek’, for the 2018 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, they often utilize mirrors as an effective visual means to de-construct and re-construct environments, challenging perceptual certainties and highlighting urgent need for changes.
“Through structures that disrupt assumed dichotomies and manipulate the boundary between real and illusory space”, they try to arise awareness as through immersive journeys. Their giant steel structure-sculptures, as luring, seductive stages capture the audience, reaching a real participatory interaction of the public.