From Philip Johnson’s Glass House to Mies van der Rohe’s Edith Farnsworth House, many iconic modernist homes have now become what American artists Gerard & Kelly call “ruins.” Their transgressive and often utopic ideals either forgotten or intentionally ignored, these sites often lie empty or, transformed into museums, welcome visitors into their fossilized interiors. In Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly’s ongoing film and performance project Modern Living, the Paris-based duo revivifies these structures through a lush, humorous and energetic fusion This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Five Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 45 Yoga with Adriene The internet’s best friend is—finally—finding her own flow. Arts & Culture Garden Issue 45 Piet Oudolf The Dutch designer bringing life—and death—to traditional gardens. Arts & Culture Issue 45 Thomas MacDonell The conservationist transforming the Highlands. Arts & Culture Design Issue 45 The New Craftsmen From the Outer Hebrides to central London, Catherine Lock is celebrating the crafts heritage of Great Britain. Arts & Culture Issue 45 Hang in There How to make the best of a bad job. Arts & Culture Issue 45 Cara Marie Piazza The New Yorker wringing color from the city's waste and weeds.