Tor Lindstrand (Stockholm) is an architect, visual artist and Associate Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology. He has been working on projects oscillating between architecture, visual art and performance in numerous cultural contexts.

Together with choreographer Marten Spangberg he founded International Festival – a practice understanding architecture as a means of organizing situations. Since 2010 he works under the label Economy creating context specific projects spanning from buildings, exhibitions, publications, films, installations, public interventions and situations.

Abstract:

Weak Architecture is a presentation about the relationship between architecture, economy and culture. A farewell to the hegemony of strong architectural signs and Hello! to the architecture of Coke light, fireworks, cheerleaders, t-shirts, confetti, alcohol, smoke machines and love.

Image: Temporary National Theatre is a project during 2009-2010 for The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Copenhagen.

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