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Sarah Knize's Ladies, Find Your Footing translates the blueprint into a needlepoint.
The percentage 13.3 refers to the infamous statistic that just over thirteen percent of practicing architects in the United States are female, according to the American Institute of Architects.
Alison Wilder's Fabric Brick shows the softer side of a construction staple.
For the format of the exhibition, the curators also looked to a historical precedent. In 1973, curator Lucy Lippard wanted to challenge the notion that no women were showing conceptual art in galleries, so she mailed work directly to a gallery in manila envelopes. Similarly, all entries for 13.3% had to be submitted via manila envelope. In addition, those who submitted were asked to answer a questionnaire consisting of 13.3 questions, some of which resulted in quite provocative answers.