Mundane & Everyday

by Eyjolfsson

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Dimension LxWxH (cm): 40x40x130
Open Editions Material : Aluminum
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A celebrational totem of everyday objects, stool, plate, jug and a lamp. Made out of aluminum, produced in smelters in Iceland utilizing the hydroelectric powers of rivers in the islands highlands.

The work is a thought experiment on the seemingly strangle hierarchical division between objects in our homes, ornament and function. We have objects that we show proudly in homes, still there are other more mundane, everyday objects that we keep hidden away in cupboards and drawers. The work is a celebration of the everyday, linking together the functional with the decorative. Once assembled a collection of mundane objects becomes a decorative totem of the everyday.

Utilising the only company using Icelandic aluminium for their production. The objects are labour intensive, hand crafted objects. Sand casted in Málmsteypan Hella Iceland. (Metal Casting Workshop).

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Weight 22 kg
Dimensions 45 × 45 × 75 cm
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New Solid is a vision to feel and live with art. It is the first show of Casa Nueva, a livable gallery space and apartment hotel initiated by designers River Valadez and Sebastián Arroyo Hoebens, built on the idea that art can be inhabited. We invite visitors to participate in the dialogue among transdisciplinary works from the contemporary art and design scene. It concerns functional art designed and conceived by artists from two magnificent cities, Mexico City and New York, in a correlation founded in geometry, technology, and crafts. The artworks, bliss for the contemplative eye and a joy to use, will invite the beholder to examine the floating and multidimensional character of concepts such as mass, volume, or weight. The location, equipped as a functional living space, can be found in the historical center of Mexico City. The event will be part of the Design Week Mexico festivities in partnership with Adorno, acting as the international design and logistics platform, as well as Ángulo Cero, an Art Gallery with astonishing designs located in Mexico City, and with the support of Yunuen Sariego, promoter and curator of contemporary art based in Mexico City.