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Studio Studio Studio create mesh and cork fortress installation in Riyadh

Gharfa shapes an expressive experience that first shatters and then restores the thin line between collective imagination, individual imagery, and narrative fiction.
– Studio Studio Studio

Studio Studio Studio, a new interdisciplinary collaboration lab founded by Edoardo Tresoldi, have created a 26m (85ft)-high pavilion from cork and mesh with intimate spaces and narrow paths that visitors can explore.

Gharfa is part of the Diriyah Oasis temporary creative district in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh.

Tresoldi aimed to create "a theatrical world where technique, reality, and illusion are all intertwined."

Mesh has been used to sculpt an "architectural fortress" the walls of which are filled to varying extents with corks.

Whereas it is possible to see through the mesh, the cork-filled walls create a more solid barrier, meaning the installation as a whole allows only glimpses of what is happening within it.

That includes a video installation created by Tresoldi, touches of Arabian style decor and greenery intertwined with the industrial materials.

Studio Studio Studio said: "By creating a multi-disciplinary environment through the interplay of digital and analogue, anthropic and natural, geometric and organic, Gharfa shapes an expressive experience that first shatters and then restores the thin line between collective imagination, individual imagery, and narrative fiction."

Studio Studio Studio, a new interdisciplinary collaboration lab founded by Edoardo Tresoldi, have created a 26m (85ft)-high pavilion from cork and mesh with intimate spaces and narrow paths that visitors can explore.
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Studio Studio Studio, a new interdisciplinary collaboration lab founded by Edoardo Tresoldi, have created a 26m (85ft)-high pavilion from cork and mesh with intimate spaces and narrow paths that visitors can explore.

Gharfa is part of the Diriyah Oasis temporary creative district in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh.

Tresoldi aimed to create "a theatrical world where technique, reality, and illusion are all intertwined."

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Studio Studio Studio, a new interdisciplinary collaboration lab founded by Edoardo Tresoldi, have created a 26m (85ft)-high pavilion from cork and mesh with intimate spaces and narrow paths that visitors can explore.
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