site: reality properties: fake estates

Gordon Matta-Clark’s project, Reality Properties: Fake Estates, was a criticism of real estate market and property. He sought out the left behind areas of property that were not viable for commercial purposes and acquired them. Through engaging in the market and legal mechanisms by which property is acquired but for unconventional means, he was signaling a provocative attitude toward site and the way that market interests influence its parcelization.

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