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What is essential here is the presence of the spirit of dialogue, which is in short, the ability to hold many points of view in suspension, along with a primary interest in the creation of common meaning.” ~Physicist David Bohm
[ ro/lu ] rosenlof/lucas, ro/lu is a design and art studio located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that’s focused on exploring the relationship between life and its surroundings and the objects and ideas that fill those spaces. They were the 2012 Walker Art Center “Open Field” Artists In Residence and their work has been exhibited internationally. The studio’s s practice extends to landscape design, furniture, relational architectural projects, urban planning work and innovative collaborative public art. The studio, founded in 2003, currently consists of Matt Olson, Mike Brady, Sammie Warren and Garth Thomson Vieira. The studio believes in learning something every day, and blogs daily about art, design, and visual culture at rolublog.com
[ andreas angelidakis ] is an architect and artist working at the intersection of digital culture and architectural production. He is one of the first artists that treated the internet as a real place, a site where he designed and built online communities such as the Chelsea Project and Neen World. He also designed and built spaces, intended to appear as computer renderings, sparking a discussion as to whether they were ever built (Pause Pavilion, Stockholm) and spaces that included a garden of mummified plants used as a virtual horizon for a laser beauty clinic (Forever Laser, Geneva). Angelidakis has realized projects in Sweden, Switzerland, USA and Italy as well as publications for museums and cultural foundations.
[ Volume Gallery ] is an event-based gallery with a specific focus on American design, and a strong emphasis placed on emerging contemporary designers. The Volume Gallery releases editions, publications and organizes exhibits that showcase the work of American designers to regional, national and international audiences.
event: volume 11: rolu | everything is always changing all of the time
venue: volume gallery | 845 west washington | chicago usa
date: 7 september > 13 october 2012
reception: friday, 7 september | 6-8pm