Past Exhibition / Babak Golkar
November 10, 2011 - January 12, 2012
Parergon is Babak Golkar’s first exhibition in the region, bring a unique and thought provoking challenges in architectural design and sculpture. The series is comprised of objects that resemble interrupted or deformed frames. As the frames are not closed, the viewer is able to view the cross sections and explore the distinctive forms that they represent. On a careful examination, the section cuts reveal identifiable architectural silhouettes of well-known structures, such as the Hagia Sophia and the Dome of the Rock.
The title of the exhibition comes from the studies of French philosopher, Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) who developed the theory of ‘deconstruction’, with his work having been labeled as post-structuralism and associated with postmodern philosophy.