Aaron T. Stephan, “Cement Houses and How to Build Them”

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Locust Projects
Photograph: Courtesy Locust Projects

The Portland, Oregon, sculptor grapples with the American dream of homeownership in times of recession, plus the recent U.S. housing-market boom. Using only a one-man concrete block-making device sold by Sears in the early 1900s, the artist will produce hundreds of blocks to build the facade of a home inside Locust Projects’ main space.

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