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jul 26, 2010

fabien clerc: back in the good old days

‘back in the good old days’ by fabien clerc, 2009 (glazed earthenware) image: s. pointet

‘back in the good old days’ is a set of ceramic turntables created by geneva based artist fabien clerc. the project was created for a recent exhibition which investigated the idea of luxury. the installation is made from glazed earthenware that as been decorated in a very traditional style including small touches of gold leaf. the turntables are fully functional and sit flanking a white ceramic mixer. the dj set-up sits on a red table and intends to proposes multiple forms of luxury; the obvious materiality of the pieces and the more subtle idea of luxury as a way of life.

http://www.fabienclerc.ch

‘back in the good old days’ by fabien clerc, 2009 (glazed earthenware) image: s. pointet

‘back in the good old days’ by fabien clerc, 2009 (glazed earthenware) image: s. pointet

‘back in the good old days’ by fabien clerc, 2009 (glazed earthenware) image: s. pointet

‘back in the good old days’ by fabien clerc, 2009 (glazed earthenware) image: s. pointet

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  • Hermoso!

    Patricia says:
  • Can’t think of any market for this at all… horrible.

    Matty W says:
  • not like this ceramic turntables at all …

    Myshel says:
  • would LOVE to buy one of these, unless the cartridges are ceramic too and not magnetic.

    D'Artagnan Pluck says:
  • I thin you’ll find it’s supposed to be more simbolic than functional. I, for one, love them. Very clever idea, keep it coming Fabien.

    Chico says:
  • I like the table most of all.

    c_LarKK says:
  • great fun …oh, wait a minute, is that allowed nowadays?

    douglas montgomery says:

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