jeremy laffon's chewing gum constructions
jeremy laffon's chewing gum constructions
sep 27, 2013

jeremy laffon's chewing gum constructions

jeremy laffon’s chewing gum constructions
all images courtesy of jeremy laffon




french artist jeremy laffon creates complex structures out of a highly unusual material: sticks of chewing gum. the constructions are assembled from heaps of gum, piled and assembled in various ways. in an upcoming exhibit from september 21 to october 26, 2013 at interface, dijon, france, laffon presentes ‘colapse(s)’, a solo show featuring his chewing gum sculptures. the exhibition showcases a new structure: an elongated torus, with infinite, interconnected layers of stacked strips. the alternating yellow and green pieces formulate a stable configuration with rounded edges that endlessly integrate into themselves. using the same medium, but with a different visual result, laffon’s previous work includes a scaffolding-like structure with twisting towers, which designboom covered here.



jeremy laffon's chewing gum constructions
the alternating yellow and green pieces formulate a stable configuration



jeremy laffon's chewing gum constructions
the elongated tube sculpture made from chewing gum



jeremy laffon's chewing gum constructions
building the geometric structure



jeremy laffon's chewing gum constructions
the strips of chewing gun before assembled into the construction

  • and now jeremy has to chew his construction up 😉 seems really cool but the chewing gum that i can buy in our shops isnt that hard 😉

    siadebisi says:
  • Love the fact that he is just letting it stand alone as a piece of art and doesn’t try to depict it as a (insert fruit bowl, vase, stool, coffee table, here)

    max says:

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