emilie voirin: custom sunglasses workshop at MUDAM luxembourg
emilie voirin: custom sunglasses workshop at MUDAM luxembourg emilie voirin: custom sunglasses workshop at MUDAM luxembourg
oct 10, 2011

emilie voirin: custom sunglasses workshop at MUDAM luxembourg

‘custom eyes workshop’ by designer émilie voirin at MUDAM museum in luxembourg all images courtesy of mudam and eric chena/blitz 

a workshop at the MUDAM museum of contemporary art luxembourg had french designer émilie voirin creating customized sunglasses with visitors. individuals were asked to choose a pair of second-hand glasses and glue various accessories to the frame. over 20 kg worth of kinder surprise toys, plastic animals, flowers and other knick-knacks were collected prior to the event for purpose of decorating the eyewear. to make each set of frames more uniform, voirin completed the pieces by short-hair flocking the sunglasses in either red, green or blue. the event lasted two days during which 200 pairs of sunglasses were created. to see the ‘custom eyes’ flicker page of MUDAM luxembourg, click here three color options were available: red, green and blue


visitors modeled their sunglasses

20 kg of different accessories were available for visitors to choose from 

view of a pair of sunglasses before flocking 


flocking process with completed sunglasses

  • fun idea, shame about the execution.

    Lover of flock says:
  • It’s so fun!! I want to this 🙂

    natsumi says:

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