softlab: chromaesthesiae
mar 15, 2010
softlab: chromaesthesiae


‘chromaesthesiae’ designed by new york-based softlab (jose gonzalez and michael szivos),
is an installation which investigates our spatial and chromatic perception of space.
using modularity as a core modality, softlab generates a complexity from repetitive forms,
allowing for rapid expansion or contraction of each piece created. the ability to adapt,
change, and grow conceptually underpins their body of work. this customizable installation
is made from everyday objects which have been re-purposed and recombined.
the trumpet shaped forms are made from laser cut paper structures held together with binder clips.
the effect seen from the underside looking up, is a quilted vision of vibrant color.
‘chromaesthesiae’ is on show at devotion gallery, brooklyn until april 5th, 2010.

installation process

the trumpet shaped structures are made from laser cut sheets of paper and held together with binder clips

the inside each ‘trumpet’ is intensely colored

underside view



construction of the modular forms

project credits:
design team: carrie mcknelly and elliot white
installation: julia schleppe, brandt graves and troy zezula
photos: alan tansey

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