An affective encounter with an arch acts as the conceptual point of departure for a fabulation. Taking inspiration from the historical manifestations of trompe-l'œils and cabinets of curiosities, the arch in Circa106 becomes a liminal space between reality and fiction, stories and tellers. By juxtaposing apparently unrelated phenomena, the fabulation opens itself up to the world and becomes the teller of its own narrative. It is the visitor’s duty to discover its stories and transformations, before its doors close once more.

The arch in Circa106: before