TEMPLE SHELF
2019
HANDWAXED PLYWOOD
L 165 / D 25 / H 178,5 
EDITION OF 12


PRICE UPON REQUEST

A TRIBUTE TO CHARLES-ÉDOUARD JEANNERET AKA LE CORBUSIER WHO OFTEN UED TWISTED VERTICAL WALLS TO MASTER LIGHT AND SHADOWS IN HIS ARCHITECTURE. INSTEAD OF MASTERING LIGHT AND SHADOWS, LUCAS MORTEN CHOSEN TO DEVELOP CHARLES-ÉDOUARD’S AESTHETICS AND COMBINE IT WITH NOWADAYS NEW AGE OF POWER, THE INFORMATIONALISM. INFORMATION IS CONSTANTLY FOWING THROUGH OUR SOCIETY IN A RAPIDITY OUR CIVILIZATION NEVER THOUGHT WAS POSSIBLE. WITH INTERNET, THE ARTIST WANTED TO PAY HOMAGE AND REINTRODUCE THE TRADITIONAL WAY OF READING. LUCAS MORTEN WANTED TO FIND A WAY TO INTEGRATE BOOKS AND MAGAZINE IN A HOME ENVIRONMENT IN A BEAUTIFUL WAY WICH CAME OUT ON THE OTHER SIDE AS THE TEMPLE SHELF.
Mark