Downtown Sacramento Simulation


A built lived space always mimics an idea. The photographer Thomas Demand takes an ordinary photograph of a very neutral interior space; he then constructs a cardboard model, which he then shoots. Downtown Sacramento looks a lot like that –small scale, flat, prefabricated, anonymous, neutral.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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2 Responses to Downtown Sacramento Simulation

  1. dmf says:

    well put, went there when we were scouting out possible hometowns, to use a cliche no there there

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