3 june 2011
"DIGITAL MATTER ”
An installation part of the exhibition "Modern by design” at the High Museum Atlanta, opening June 4th, 2011
In the fall of 2010 Joris Laarman Lab was commissioned by the High museum Atlantato develop a kinetic installation that would illustrate a direction of future design. The installation is part of the exhibition "modern by design” that also features Nendo's Visible Structuresand works from the High's growing collection of contemporary design that showcases late twentieth- and early twenty-first century design. Next to that the exhibition will feature a selection of works chronicling three key moments in The Museum of Modern Art's design collection and exhibition history—"Machine Art” (1934), "Good Design” (1950–1955) and "Italy: The New Domestic Landscape” (1972).
In addition to Digital Matter, we will also showcase Bone Arm Chair, Leaf Table and Ivy climbing installation; also on display are Nendo's Visible Structures and Cabbage Chairs. This exhibit also showcases 148 objects by121 designers drawn from the MoMA's collection, including pieces from CharlesEames and Eero Saarinen. The exhibit runs June 4through August 21.high.org