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The Boston Globe

Theater & art

Unum Babar, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

27, installation

Unum Babar.

The resulting small-scale architectural casts require close-up examination, with traces of paper and the artist’s drawings on their surfaces like old posters, graffiti, and lichen on city walls. Babar has installed them as one piece, theatrically lit. “I was trying to make this new place my home,” Babar says, “and I realized home is still home. It’s so different there. So gritty and old.”

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