numen/for use: tape installation
numen/for use: tape installation numen/for use: tape installation
jul 10, 2009

numen/for use: tape installation

tape installation by numen/for use



‘tape installation’ is a recent project by croatian design collective (sven jonke, christoph katzler and nikola radeljkovic ), numen/for use. 19 cardboard tubes acquired from the waste of carpet dealers were fixed to the floor and ceiling of the gallery of croation designer’s society. 118 roles of tape were randomly wrapped around the cardboard columns, forming the cords of the structure. from the subsequent multiple wrapping of tape over tape, the complex organic surface of the installation emerged. working without a strict plan, the resulting shapes have mutually similar forms. the entire installation took 96 hours and 95 euros to complete.


tape installation



exhibition view



tape installation



tape installation



tape installation



exhibition view



total length of the 118 roles of tape used were 7788m



exhibition view from the outside





19 cardboard tubes installed



tapes have been wrapped around the tubes



the beginnings of the tape being wrapped around the cardboard columns



the complex web of tape



tape wrapped around the columns resulting in an organic structure in the gallery space



detail of the tape installation

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