Plantasia Tree Lamp 02
Created by OrtaMiklos during the global COVID pandemic, Plantasia Tree Lamp 02 is from a body of work that represents various emotional responses to the fallout experienced during the 2020 lockdown. Inspired by the absurdity of attempting to enclose nature within one’s living space, Plantasia Tree Lamp 02 is the creative duo’s reinterpretation of an urban paradise by revealing a form symbolic of escape. “Where we before longed after escaping into the wilderness or the fresh ocean beaches, confinement has us dreaming of strolling casually down the paved roads that before seemed so elementary,” says OrtaMiklos.
Leo Orta (b. 1993, Paris) and Victor Miklos Andersen (b. 1992, Kalundborg) formed OrtaMiklos in 2015 while studying at the Design Academy Eindhoven. Generally informed by natural habitats and processes, the creative duo’s experimental approach activates their design works from the existing norms. Their works have been exhibited in: In Progress at Museo Marino Marini, Florence (2018), From Dusk to Dawn at K11 Art Foundation – Guangzhou (2019), Foncteur d’oubli, at Le Plateau Frac Ile-de-France and Kleureyck: Van Eyck’s Colors in Design at Design Museum, Ghent (2020) and will be on view at Le Tripostal in Lille. OrtaMiklos currently operates their studio across two locations in Jyderup, Denmark, and Les Moulins, France.
Fabric, Glass, Lacquer, Metal, Steel, Wood
101.6 x 174.6 x 86.4 cm (40.0 x 68.7 x 34.0 in)
New York City