In partnership with Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Louise Blouin Foundation in London presents a group exhibition of design art with works by Atelier van Lieshout, Drift, Ingrid Donat, Joris Laarman, Lionel Scoccimaro, Marc Quinn, Mathieu Lehaneur, Pablo Reinoso, Rainer Splitt, rAndom International, Robert Stadler, Sebastian Brajkovic, Thierry Dreyfus, Vincent Dubourg and Wendell Castle.
VernissageTV attended the opening reception and spoke with the curator of Design High, Natalie Kovacs. In this video, Natalie Kovacs talks about the title and the concept of the exhibition, the convergence of design, art and architecture, and specific works like Atelier van Lieshout’s Wombhouse and Mahieu Lehaneur’s Local River.
Upcoming episodes will feature interviews with Carpenters Workshop Gallery Partner Julien Lombrail, and the artists / designers Joep van Lieshout (Atelier van Lieshout), Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta (DRIFT), Hannes Koch and Flo Ortkrass (rAndom International), and Robert Stadler.
Update (July 15, 2009): The interviews are available now. Click here!
Design High / Louise Blouin Foundation, London. Interview with curator Natalie Kovacs and atmospheric shots from the opening reception. June 24, 2009. Design High runs until August 30, 2009.
Tags: Atelier van Lieshout, Drift, Ingrid Donat, Joep van Lieshout, Joris Laarman, Lionel Scoccimaro, Marc Quinn, Mathieu Lehaneur, Pablo Reinoso, Rainer Split, Random International, Robert Stadler, Sebastian Brajkovic, Thierry Dreyfus, Vincent Dubourg, Wendell Castle