Tag: Open Call: Storytellers, Observed

Where to Find a Drawing of a Swiss Gold Vault

Where to Find a Drawing of a Swiss Gold Vault

Ludo Groen

If you really want to hear about where to find the mountain vaults of Swiss banks, and what they look like, the first thing you should probably know is that the archives vigilantly kept by almost all banks in Switzerland are not publicly accessible—and even when they are, the last thing… Read More

Careful Crudeness

Careful Crudeness

Karen Olesen

At first glance, this image is a mess. An aerial photograph onto which a pen drawing of an undistinctive, modernist building structure has been mounted. Gouache is smeared in a few places in a seemingly half-hearted attempt to hide parts of the photograph and soften the collision of the two… Read More

Josep Maria Jujol: Ribbons with streamers everywhere

Josep Maria Jujol: Ribbons with streamers everywhere

Juan Mercadé Brulles, Jesús Esquinas-Dessy and Isabel Zaragoza

During the process of cataloguing drawings from the special collection of Josep Maria Jujol (1879-1949), housed in the graphic archive of the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB UPC), our attention was drawn to a particular drawing, illustrating a festive urban sequence.[1] At first glance, it is a captivating object, simultaneously… Read More