One can recognize, in the images of Brigitte Bauer, a divide between the strong attention she pays to architecture, and a deep interest in the surrounding landscape, or more precisely in places and what they hold in terms of traces and history. On the one hand we discern a focus on design, on construction, on spatial composition, all of which call for a certain abstraction, not to say timelessness; and on the other, an emphasis on that which makes a place specific and unique for a short time, the perceptible sign of a moment experienced in real time.
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