The Art of Design. ak7 - Contemporary Design by Contemporary Artists
OpeningFri, Oct 01, 7:30 PM
DurationOct 02 to Nov21, 2010
Opening hoursMon-Sun 10 AM - 7 PM
The exhibition is to launch the label ak7 and presents design by international artists Pavel Büchler, Sissi Farassat, Shilpa Gupta, Ulrike Lienbacher, Maeve Rendle, Esther Stocker, Martin Walde, Lois Weinberger and Erwin Wurm.
ak7 follows the convergence of design and art. Inspired by the Arts & Crafts Movement and ‘Wiener Werkstätte\' design objects conceived by artists are produced traditionally by hand by Tyrolean craftspeople in limited editions of 7 each.
In cooperation with the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and the Embassy of the Czech Republic.
The preview is part of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK.
A book will be published by Folio Verlag.
Lois Weinberger, Maulwurfshügel, Berlin 1994/2010
(c) photo by Carmen Brucic / www.carmenbrucic.net
Courtesy ak7 Contemporary Design by Contemporary Artists and the artist