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Jonathan Sutanto

http://www.sutantojonathan.com/

Grosse Rittergasse, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Jonathan Sutanto is currently graduated from the Städelschule Architecture Class with scholarship from German Academic Exchange Office. His work and collaborations was exhibited in various international events in Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, Italy and The Netherlands. He is currently investigating the dynamic territory of architectural discourse and constantly re-inventing his topic between object, painting, photography, moving image, architecture.

Europe: Famous and Familiar


challenging status of famous European buildings

Europe: Famous and Familiar


challenging status of famous European buildings
Europe: Famous and Familiar is a series of critical reality images that offers alternative to the actual architecture in European countries where the formal discipline of architecture was borned, and ever since architecture is still a eurocentric discipline.
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  • Systemic changes

The confusion of what is real, drove us mad. Due to our brain capacity, compression of data is required to ease the process of thinking. It also created blindspot and later shift to perception of news or images. Through of satellite imagery, the access of this imagery rapidly change how Internet users experience the concept of city, country, geographical to geo-political features. A new face attached to building, and it is to serve larger audience than the physical one has already facilitated with the constraint of distance and access. In time where the concept of Europe is tested, questioned, and somehow “threatened”, it is intend ingto surpass the contemporary canonical or media driven elite such as the “famous”. Satellite images is a potential tool to produce new public because of the nature of internet, nevertheless including the anarchy it can caused that doesn’t appear in real life.


Europe: Famous and Familiar


challenging status of famous European buildings

Europe: Famous and Familiar


challenging status of famous European buildings
Europe: Famous and Familiar is a series of critical reality images that offers alternative to the actual architecture in European countries where the formal discipline of architecture was borned, and ever since architecture is still a eurocentric discipline.
File under
Type of project
  • Systemic changes

The confusion of what is real, drove us mad. Due to our brain capacity, compression of data is required to ease the process of thinking. It also created blindspot and later shift to perception of news or images. Through of satellite imagery, the access of this imagery rapidly change how Internet users experience the concept of city, country, geographical to geo-political features. A new face attached to building, and it is to serve larger audience than the physical one has already facilitated with the constraint of distance and access. In time where the concept of Europe is tested, questioned, and somehow “threatened”, it is intend ingto surpass the contemporary canonical or media driven elite such as the “famous”. Satellite images is a potential tool to produce new public because of the nature of internet, nevertheless including the anarchy it can caused that doesn’t appear in real life.



Idea by

Jonathan Sutanto
Grosse Rittergasse
Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Jonathan Sutanto is currently graduated from the Städelschule Architecture Class with scholarship from German Academic Exchange Office. His work and collaborations was exhibited in various international events in Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, Italy and The Netherlands. He is currently investigating the dynamic territory of architectural discourse and constantly re-inventing his topic between object, painting, photography, moving image, architecture.