The long drop is a poly-concrete table, cast in a wooden chute that resembles a roller-coaster. Buckets of fluid material are poured down and set rock-hard.
Melvin the Magical Mixed Media Machine (or just Melvin the Machine) can be described as a Rube Goldberg machine with a twist. Besides doing what Rube Goldberg’s do best – performing a simple task as inefficiently as possible, often in the form of a chain reaction – Melvin has an identity. Actually, the only purpose of this machine is promoting its own identity.
Tesco Homeplus opened a virtual grocery store in a South Korea subway station, where users shop by scanning QR codes on their smartphones.
Little Shining Man is a sculpture that has the potential for flight. The design of the structure is based around the tetra kites of Alexander Graham Bell, multiplied out into colliding cubes that take their form from the cubic formations of the mineral Pyrite. A double wing module has been duplicated and arranged into a tight cellular structural arrangement that appears as a heavy, un-flyable mass
A pivot is built in the centre of the gallery and wet plaster is poured on floor. When the plaster is about to cure, a large wooden running mould with a sharp zinc profile is pushed through the paste-like material.
Brazilian designer Andrea Knecht presents her ‘Paille’ series of sofa and poufs produced by Slott.
She makes a pair of clogs mixing straw and latex during a live performance at Gallery Slott.