To mark NYCxDesign this yr, design co-op Colony offered the Pas de Deux exhibition, which featured new works by 14 unbiased American designers. Every of the designers chosen a murals to current subsequent to his new design, furnishings, lighting, textiles or object, and entrusted the work of curator to the creator. It required them to think about one thing apart from their work, but in addition how it could be offered with the artwork.
The creators of Pas de Deux included: Allied Maker with Michele Quan from MQuan studio, Erickson Aesthetics with artist Matthew Kirk, Flat Vernacular with viewers, Fort Customary with artist Ty Williams, Grain with painter Sheila Laufer, Hiroko Takeda with an epistolary artifact To the Cottage (Letter from a younger whaler), Klein with the artist Decorative Conifer, KWH with the artist Hidenori Ishii, Meg Callahan with the choreographer Ella Mahler, Transferring Mountains, Phaedo, Paolo Ferrari Studio with textile artist Hiroko Takeda and Vonnegut / Kraft with artist Aine Vonnegut. Colony additionally referred to as on artists Dmitri Cherniak, Iain Nash and Jasper Lin to design a kinetic sound set up, Audio Topographies, which explores sound, motion, textiles and know-how.
Colony's Pas de Deux is on show till Could 31, at 324 Canal St, 2nd Flooring, New York, NY.
Photographs of Charlie Schuck.