Ephemicropolis

 

performance art

site-specific

Gun Staple filler

2016

 

Ephemicropolis is the act of building an ephemeral city. Through the rapid changes that affect the urban condition, the city reveals ephemeral quality , the ever-changing. This continuous transformation has manifested into the sequential of the urban fabric that patronized by the domination of capital building. In this piece, the composition of this unknown city, represent the metaphor of gun track filler as the ‘capital-related ‘ material. 

Yet in contradict, this material has “futuristic” quality (metal, shiny, efficient, and modular that reflect the tiniest hope of utopian contemporary city. 

The composition of this modular material, describe the unplanned urban scrawled that happened in the sporadic pattern of Indonesia urban scrawl, which lacks regulation on controlling the growth and spatial planning.