my notes – working title

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Cell – comes from cella, meaning small room.

Cella – Latin for Small Chamber.
Cella – Inner chamber of a temple (in classical architecture).
Cella – a simple, windowless, rectangular room with a door or open entrance at the front (behind a colonnaded portico façade).

Egypt – Cella is that which is hidden and unknown inside the inner sanctum of a temple. Exists in complete darkness, meant to symbolize the state of the universe before the act of creation.
Christian churches – cella is an area the center of the church reserved for performing the liturgy.

A small chapel or a hermit’s or monk’s cell.

The cell is the basic unit of life. Discovered by Robert Hooke in 1665, he thought the biological unit resembled cells inhabited by Christian monks in a monastery.

A Cell.
Cella.
(like my studio, like the exhibition space)

cella

….writing notes and working out exhibition title…
almost there.

mapping a cell (using the city of Phoenix)2

 

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