RECOLLECTIONS

RECOLLECTIONS [19-23 September 2012] presented three Mexican and two Austrian designers with specially commissioned work treasuring different notions of memory and the past. The PAST and our reminsicences can be represented in various ways:

It can be forgotten or overlooked materials; a re-interpretation of something that has been existing for long and has eventually been neglected or overlooked. Something dead brought back to live, something archived or stored, kept secret or secure, something rotten, old, damaged, something lost or out of fashion, a celebration and valuation of old traditions and techniques, old habits, customs…

DESIGNERS:

ARIEL ROJO, Mexico City
THIERRY JEANNOT, Mexico City
GISELA STIEGLER, Vienna
DEJANA KABILJO, Vienna
MARTACARMELA SOTELO, Mexico City

VENUE: Designjunction


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
ARIEL ROJO, Mexico City, ‘Foco Rojo’ rug, 2012. Depicting an aerial view of Mexico City by night
 

 
ARIEL ROJO, Mexico City, ‘Foco Rojo’ rug. Detail
 

 
GISELA STIEGLER, Console Grey, 2012
 

 
GISELA STIEGLER, Console Stainless Steel, 2012
 

 
DEJANA KABILJO, ‘FE / AU’ armchair, 2012. 24 karat gold galvanised steel springs of mattresses
 

 
DEJANA KABILJO, ‘FE / AU’ armchair, 2012. Detail
 

 
DEJANA KABILJO, ‘FE / AU armhair, steel springs of mattresses
 

 
MARTACARMELA SOTELO, Portable Lines, 2008-ongoing
 

 

 

 
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