comprised of a bundle of bamboo poles strapped together with metal bands, the ‘pile isle reloaded’ bench requires neither screws, nor glue.
the various colors and diameters of the 10 different types of bamboo coming from colombia, china and indonesia create
a vivid pattern. the bamboo bench ‘pile isle reloaded’ by german-based designer elena goray and engineer christoph tönges
has been presented at the central exhibition space of DMY berlin 2011, located in the former city airport berlin tempelhof.
due elefanti si donodlavano sopra il filo di una ragantela e ritenendo la cosa interessante andarono a chiamare un altro elefante……tre elefanti…..
CHINESE PAVILLION AT VENICE ART BIENNALE 2011
the national chinese pavilion, located within the arsenale area at the venice art biennale 2011, shows ‘pervasion’ -
artworks created by cai zhisong, liang yuanwei, pan gongkai, yang maoyuan, and yuan gong.
peng feng, vice dean of the aesthetics and educational research center at peking university and curator of the chinese pavilion,
presents five single-artist installations redolent of scents associated with the country’s cultural tradition
(as opposed to the west’s traditional focus on aesthetics): tea, lotus, liquor, incense and herbal medicine.
here are some pictures from the scene: