ehud oren: photosynthesis ehud oren: photosynthesis
nov 26, 2011

ehud oren: photosynthesis

‘photosynthesis’ collection by ehud oren H110cm (from the floor to the top: 140cm) x W110 x D60 cm image © designboom

israeli artist ehud oren presents ‘photosynthesis’ at braverman gallery in tel aviv. curated by new york-based design studio ghiora aharoni, the furniture objects on show are a reinterpretation of the mundane, as oren shrouds domestic items, such as a bench, dresser and armoires, with printed photographs of every day street-scapes of tel aviv and new york city. the juxtaposition of exterior and interior objects and landscapes prompts the viewer to question notions of routine and familiarity. the quotidian critique celebrates the seemingly stagnant surroundings and realities most individuals take for granted.

‘trapezoid’ dresser image courtesy ehud oren

‘bark bar’  H110 x L320 x D60 cm image © designboom

‘bark bar’ alternate view image courtesy of ehud oren

‘I’m single etc’ H70 x L30 x D50 cm image © designboom

side view image © designboom

wide view of the gallery space image © designboom

‘decompression1’ H60 x W60 x D60 cm image © designboom

‘decompression’ side view with drawers open image courtesy of ehud oren

‘deconstruction2’ a dresser with an image of a building exterior shrouding the front H18 x L50 x D50 cm (the distance between each 2  drawers on the narrow side is 15 cm) image © designboom

detailed view of ‘deconstruction2’ image © designboom

gallery panoramic image courtesy of ehud oren

wide view of the four armoire towers image courtesy of ehud oren

left image: ‘tower’, an elongated armoire decorated in a building-exterior cityscape image right image: alternate view of the ‘tower’ showing the painted-green shelving system and an additional armoire piece in the background images © designboom

the four towers of the ‘photosynthesis’ image © designboom

detailed view of a building exterior image coating one of the city armoires image © designboom

three of the four towers in progress image courtesy of ehud oren

the ‘asphalt trunk’ work in progress image courtesy of ehud oren

‘bark bar’ in progress image courtesy of ehud oren

‘bark bar’ in progress image courtesy of ehud oren

I’m single etc’ image courtesy of ehud oren

  • Clever idea! Love the tall cabinets … Neo-Fornasetti !

    douglas says:

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