kin coda at fritz hansen, new york kin coda at fritz hansen, new york
nov 12, 2011

kin coda at fritz hansen, new york

we-are-familia: kin coda fritz hansen, new york city, USA november 17, 2011 until november 22, 2011



‘box no. 21 of 25’ by silvia bradshaw made with a discontinued attitude table by morten voss, resin and an enclosed set of works by we-are-familia artists all images courtesy of we-are-familia



the danish furniture design company, fritz hansen, in collaboration with we-are-familia, a global creative collective present ‘kin coda‘, an exhibition of  25 keepsake boxes by 14 artists. the material for the projects was donated by fritz hansen to the artists. the initiative began in 2007 with the first gift of unsalvageable goods– each piece is formed solely by these potential furniture

components. the exhibition includes original mementos contributed to each work by the artists or their family, providing a more nostalgic essence through out the series.



‘box no. 16 of 25’ by david weeks made with used resin pk8 chair shells by poul kjaerholm, bungie cord and an enclosed set of works by we-are-familia artists



‘keepsake box no. 4 of 25, entitled ‘mailed it” designed by nightwood made with a star base from a swan chair by arne jacobsen, reclaimed wood and includes an enclosed set of works by we-are-familia artists



‘box no. 23 of 25, entitled ‘hunter-gatherer chair” by nightwood pomegranate extract hand-died slip cover swan chair, scavenged driftwood, leather papoose safeguarding an enclosed set of works by we-are-familia artists



‘box no. 22 of 25, entitled ‘household” by steph mantis made with a kasper salto nap chair base, an arne jacobsen series 7 chair, various fritz hansen fabrics and vinyls and an enclosed set of works by we-are-familia artists



‘box no. 18 of 25’ by um project made with damaged arne jacobsen series 7 chairs, steam compressed wood and an enclosed set of works by we-are-familia artists



‘box no. 18 of 25, entitled ‘wunderkammer” by joe doucet made with a fluorescent lighting element, an upholstered poul kjaerholm pk8 white resin chair shell, and a eco mdf cupboard safeguarding a set of works by we-are-familia artists



‘box no. 15 of 25’ by chen chen and kai williams painted cement, deconstructed friz hansen star base swivel chair, fritz hansen metal logo mark and an enclosed set of works by we-are-familia artists



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