Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Day One for the Hotel Project

Perhaps the catchy phrase “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” would not exist if it weren’t because of the Hotels that there are in Vegas. Following on this logic there might be a little bit of Vegas in every town. In fact, hotels themselves are more alike than different in this hermetic quality; walking through the hallways of most inns one can experience the same sense ambiguity when thinking what is at the other side of each door; is the room empty, neatly prepared for the next guest? Or is the room inhabited? And when we say inhabited do we suggest a specific way to inhabit a hotel room? Being anonymous to a space, no having any other reference to our own selves than our luggage, might give us some kind of benefit that we might choose to take advantage, or not. But in any case, this is just one of the many possibilities that this kind of spaces seduces us with, and one of the many options that the group of writers and directors of the internationalists might have stumbled upon, as they took a deeper dive into the story of the Grand Summit Hotel this past more.

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