mobile composition

9 Sept – 22 Oct, 2017
Maison Louis Carré, Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, France
with Association Alvar Aalto en France


Mobile Composition is an installation and parallel publication focusing on the interior of Alvar Aalto’s Maison Louis Carré and the art collection of Louis Carré, a Paris art dealer for whom the house was built. The project works with the posthumous dispersal of the collection and is an attempt to reconvene it through other means. Named for a small sculpture in the collection by Alexander Calder, the work considers how artefacts and architecture might collide in a way that moves beyond established ideas of the domestic, opening up access to peripheral histories and wider narratives.

photo: Heikki Havas c.1960, Alvar Aalto Museum