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Jan Tichy

Illuminated Demolition

BY JASON LAZARUS

Exploring the disappearing legacy of Modernist architecture in Chicago, creating a haunting narrative composed of blinking lights in one of the city’s mass-housing projects, bringing poetry to a decayed icon of failed ideology.

JAN TICHY, Installation No.4 (Towers), 2008, digital video projection and two paper installations, video: 9 min.

Jan Tichy is a keen observer of real and unseen architectures, both political and physical. He takes on their stubborn immutability with the stamina of one who has faith in art’s ability…

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