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Design on Air

Sunday 23 june 2019 > Sunday 13 october 2019

Chris Meplon
Benjamin Stoz
From 23 June 2019 to 13 October 2019
Magasin aux Foins
Friday 21 June

Invisible, intangible, immaterial.But also omnipresent and vital. No life on earth is possible without air. 

Air - for now - is free and belongs to everyone. But in the Anthropocene it becomes more and more threatened and requires protection. How do designers deal with air? How do they use it?What does air mean to them? 

This exhibition looks at the theme of air from different design perspectives. From air used for material objects, like inflatable objects and structures, to air in speculative design scenarios. Including technical and practical design solutions as well as alternative or futurist concepts, from air purification and ventilation to air poetics. 

Because just like air, with its tendency to mix and diffuse, design is essentially mixed, plural, rather elusive andůvital.

Glass-Oriented Design

The collection of the Cirva Sunday 17 february 2019 > Sunday 26 may 2019

Centre d'innovation et de design au Grand-Hornu
Exhibitions 2019
Nature Morte/Nature Vivante Plaetens Collection. From the shadows into the light. Design on Air Glass-Oriented Design Hors pistes
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