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Twelve Cautionary Urban Tales

Exhibition, Matadero Madrid, 13 February to 31 January

Part of the narrative of Our Happy Life: Architecture and Well-being in the Age of Emotional Capitalism will be presented at Matadero Madrid as part of Doce Fábulas Urbanas (Twelve Cautionary Urban Tales)–an exhibition not about what the city is, but about what it can be. Curated by Ethel Baraona with the collaboration of César Reyes–the polyphonic exhibition draws upon Superstudio’s “Twelve Cautionary Tales for Christmas,” first published in 1971 by Architectural Design.

The CCA’s research on the quantification of happiness and the impact of quality of life rankings on our built environment will be presented alongside works of eleven architects and artists: Aristide Antonas, Katayoun Arian, Assemble, Bartlebooth, Studio Céline Baumann, Clara Nubiola, Chloé Rutzerveld, Design Earth, Merve Bedir, Chong Suen and Sampson Wong, MAIO Architects, and Traumnovelle.

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