"The new internet craze: "chairing", where you take a picture of yourself sitting down and Photoshop out the chair." — @veguntold
Boooooooooooooooooooooooooooring - !
Junkculture is the perfect name for the junky trope of turning chairs into bad art. Shame!
“Monobloc” by Bert Loeschner is a series of plastic chairs that have been modified using heat. With no concern for functionality and comfort, Loeschner has transformed commonplace plastic products into a strikingly diverse collection of sculptural seating…more
ALL HAIL THE SWIVEL CHAIR - !
MAKE-IT-BIGGER PHENOMENON EXPLAINED BY EINSTEIN
“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction”
- Albert Einstein
Shame! on you for thinking chairs were humans, could talk, love each other or negotiate a divorce. Don’t suffer from anthropomorphism alone. Seek help and support.
The Sitter is not fascinated by her fascinations. The Sitter is not creating awareness about issue X, X or X. The Sitter is not pretending to be materialistic, metaphysical or post-post new age. The Sitter is not a victim of the Milan PR economy. The Sitter is not a victim of the China-IKEA consortium. The Sitter is not even an image of our past or distant future. The Sitter is now.
SAD DESIGN CRITICISM MOMENTS
It’s a sad day for design, when students put up their life savings to do a masters degree in design criticism, only to write about why white-trash chairs are interesting. Which we already knew. Before the Marti Guixe "respect cheap furniture" art exhibition back in 2009. And before the $50,000 loan was needed to pay tuition fees. It’s a sad, sad day for design criticism, indeed.