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above/below> the bits & crafts basel installation
joris laarman: bits & crafts / friedman benda booth g31 / 14 > 19 june 2016
joris laarman is the focus of a solo gallery show entitle bits & crafts for friedman benda at design miami/ basel / 14 > 19 june 2016.
this is unparalleled expression of art, design and technology.
known for blending cutting-edge technology with traditional means of making, laarman will present a survey of research in digital fabrication which he spent six years creating. the new body of work includes pieces from microstructures, dragon bench, and the maker series.
established in 2004, joris laarman lab has now grown to tackle almost every aspect of production to support their thematic explorations. the basel show follows the opening of laarman’s mid-career survey exhibition at the groninger museum in his native netherlands. the retrospective will travel next to the musée des arts décoratifs in paris from 15 march > 3 july 2017 and then to multiple locations in the usa.