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MIT Museum presents the utopian visions of Grazia Toderi and Désiré Despradelle

Despite careers separated by a century, architect Désiré Despradelle (1862?1912) and artist Grazia Toderi (b. 1963) share a conception of the city and urban architecture as spectacle. Presented together for the first time, Toderi?s video diptych Red Babel (2006) and Despradelle?s drawings for the Beacon of Progress (1893?1900) are utopian visions, both in dialogue with the Tower of Babel.
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