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temporary trees by raw color + studio MKGK
jan 14, 2012
temporary trees by raw color + studio MKGK


‘temporary trees‚ pollard willow’
light box – oak wood, acrylic, lambda-trans
128.5 x 87 x 20 cm
from the temporary tree series by raw color

netherlands-based designers raw color and studio maarten kolk guus kusters (MKGK) have created the series ‘temporary trees’
for mu gallery and make a forest. the project is a social commentary on how plant-life, once cherished is now forgotten
in favor of development and industry. the two creative studios developed a project to reflect the constantly fluctuating nature
of trees and their effect upon how humans experience their environment. ‘temporary trees’ is presented at object rotterdam 2012.

 ’in the netherlands trees typically reach only one tenth of the age that they could make.‘ -raw color


‘temporary trees, cherry tree’
light box – oak wood, acrylic, lambda-trans
128.5 x 87 x 20 cm


‘temporary trees, weeping willow’
light box – oak wood, acrylic, lambda-trans
128.5 x 87 x 20 cm


left: ‘temporary trees, platan’; light box – oak wood, acrylic, lambda-trans; 128.5 x 87 x 20 cm
right: ‘temporary trees, oak tree’; light box – oak wood, acrylic, lambda-trans; 128,5 x 87 x 20 cm


preparation images for the temporary tree photo shoot

‘temporary trees, leaves’ video
duration 00:04:21:19

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