tutor | etienne bastormanji
1. very upset
1. a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person’s mind during sleep
2. a cherished aspiration, ambition, or ideal.
If a dream is an aspiration, or an ambition – Shattered dreams represents the exhaustion of that ideal.
Post an incomplete revolution
Mid severe economic Collapse
Post a monetary crisis
Post the explosion of global ranking
Mid a global Covid – 19 pandemic and Post redefinition of the country’s borders with its foe Israel, the current status of Lebanon demands us to question the notion of a collective identity and its future.
If culture is the manifestation of collective human intellectual achievement, what happens when the collective experience is lost?
How do we perceive the umbrella that occupies (maybe?) these different entities? Should we refer to these identities separately?
What is the role of architecture in this collective experience?
Shattered Dreams is a studio that investigates the role of territory in creating a collective belonging, through an analysis of the fragments of the reality while trying to create intersections and common grounds.