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Collectible Design Wall Light 'Forest' by Janne Schimmel - 2018


Contemporary functional art piece by Janne Schimmel, from the 'Out of the ordinary' series.
'Forest' is referring to nature. 3D scanned and brought back into the real world by vacuum forming a digital print. on view at Everyday Gallery's show 'In real life' until august 25th 2019.

Still lifes, but not as we know them: instead of careful arrangements, these pieces show everyday scenes that we usually ignore. Would you label them as ‘art’ or ‘design’? By shifting focus from the curated and sublime to the ordinary and disregarded, Janne Schimmel questions the status of products: what happens when the context becomes the product? The scenes come from casual snapshots of the designer’s life: a heap of branches in the park, a dead bird on the street, his tabletop after a day’s work. His 3D-scanner and printer allow him to reproduce them as hollow structures with a plastic ‘veneer of reality’. The lamp inside highlights the result: a tribute to the mundane.“We unconsciously create still lifes all day”.
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W 86 cm, D 19 cm, H 50 cm.

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