dosshaus crafts 1960 austin mini cooper replica from cardboard dosshaus crafts 1960 austin mini cooper replica from cardboard
jan 28, 2016

dosshaus crafts 1960 austin mini cooper replica from cardboard

dosshaus crafts 1960 austin mini cooper replica from cardboard
all photography courtesy of dosshaus

 

 

 

dosshaus, the creative partnership of david connelly & zoey taylor, crafts clothes, cameras, musical instruments and entire rooms out of a single material — cardboard. their monochromatic pieces caricaturize three dimensional objects by optically flattening them, giving each artwork a cartoonish quality that feels both lifelike and inanimate at the same time.

 

‘the house of cardboard’ is an ongoing installation project which has seen the duo craft every object in a residential space from cardboard, paint, and glue. dosshaus has expanded the theme to include a full-size replica of a 1960s austin mini cooper. constructed to scale, the sculpture comprises more than 90% recycled cardboard sourced from alleyways around los angeles, entirely cut and shaped by hand. 

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constructed to scale, the sculpture comprises more than 90% recycled cardboard

 

 

 

the cardboard car will be on display at the new utopia design build juxtapoz magazine LA art show after party on january 30th, 2016.

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the sculpture represents a full-size replica of a 1960s austin mini cooper

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the materials used in the making of the car have been sourced from alleyways around los angeles, california

 

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the paper vehicle has been cut, shaped and painted by entirely hand

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every part of the car has been carefully cut from cardboard and painted in white, black and grey tones

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the interior additionally features cardboard details, fittings and trim 

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the license plate bears the name ‘dosshaus 1’ — the name of the studio 

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transporting the undrivable car by truck 

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