23.1.09

PROCESS: nature / reverse nature, gravity

Claes Oldenburg, 1971
"Gravity is my favorite form creator"

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The day gravity reversed itselfAnti-gravity
Gitta Gschwendtner, Consume
woodcrete stools (mixture of concrete & wood fibres)
cast from moulds based on upside down paper shopping bags

Rachel Whiteread, Stacks, 1999
With plaster, she casts the 'negative space' around ordinary objects,
inverting full and empty spaces
Rachel Whiteread, Torso, 1991
Robert Morris, Anti from, 1968
"In some case, some investigations move from the making of things to the making of the material itself. Sometimes, a direct manipulation of a given material without the use of any tool is made. In these cases, considerations of gravity become as important as those of space. The focus on matter and gravity as means results in forms that were not projected in advance [...]"

Gaetano Pesce, Golgotha Chair, 1972
resin impregnated, fiberglass reinforced textiles
Pesce performed the "contrary to nature"
Tom Dixon working on Fresh Fat Easy chair, 2002
Marcel Wanders, Knotted Chair, 1996
material composite, aramide yarn-reinforced and resin-soaked rope
with traditional macramé technique
Viktor & Rolf with architect Siebe Tettero, Upside down boutique in Milan, 2005

Antonio Gaudi, Hanging model to conceive La Sagrada Familia
Daniel Czapiewski, Upside down house, Szymbark, Poland - BBC's reportage

33 comments:

  1. 聰明的人喜歡猜心 雖然每次都猜對了卻失去了自己的心 ..................................................

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  2. 卡爾.桑得柏:「除非先有夢,否則一切皆不成。」共勉!..................................................

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  3. 希望能常常看到你的更新.................................................................                           

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  4. 當一個人內心能容納兩樣相互衝突的東西,這個人便開始變得有價值了。............................................................

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  5. 人生最可憐的是半途而廢,最可悲的是喪失信心,最遺憾的是浪費時間,最可怕的是沒有恆心。..................................................

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  6. 河水永遠是相同的,可是每一剎那又都是新的。..................................................

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  7. 知識可以傳授,智慧卻不行。每個人必須成為他自己。. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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