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Daniel Arsham and Judith Seng are two artists who live between worlds. Though their practices differ in key respects, Arsham and Seng have overarching theoretical preoccupations with materials, production, and the social mores that define and constrain their presentation on and off a stage. On Thursday, June 12, they had a conversation at Design Miami/ Basel 2013…
“Here in Miami so many projects are being built right now and sometimes you’ll see a building that’s under construction and next to it one that’s being demolished…”
Perrier-Jouët, the official champagne sponsor of Design Miami/ 2012, commissioned the London-based duo Glithero to create a work that mirrors the champagne house’s Art Nouveau heritage. What’s been produced is a magnificent experiential environment…
“Snarkitecture is a New York-based firm by architect Alex Mustonen and artist Daniel Arsham. Together they explore, push, and challenge the boundaries of material, scale, and space. Not only are they designing this year’s entry pavilion for Design Miami/ but Volume Gallery is also showing one of my favorite pieces by them: ‘Float’, a 450 lbs., 1 1/2 x 5 ft. bench-like construct made of cast marble dust.”
FELIX BURRICHTER/ Editor and Creative Director of PIN-UP Magazine
Since 2008, Design Miami/ has worked with emerging architectural practices to re-imagine the traditional tent. The designs of Aranda\Lasch and Moorehead & Moorehead have slit, pinched, woven, latticed and inverted the clear span tent, both experimenting with unconventional materials and custom-engineering the modular components to create new structures and façades. This December, NY-based collaborative practice Snarkitecture takes tent manipulation to new heights.