southern guild brings porky hefer’s solo show, otium and acedia, to represent south africa at the inaugural london design biennale at somerset house, london. focusing on the theme of ‘utopia’, porky hefer’s suspended creatures welcome you to experience leisure, fear and luxury all in one.
entertained | gregor jenkin |click > enlarge
In addition to Frieze there are several other big events going on. One is brand new, the Collective Design Fair. Southern Guild, a unique gallery we always say hello to at DesignMiami, is showing.
[ Southern Guild ] the leading platform for contemporary South African design, will make its New York debut at Collective.1 Design Fair, taking place 8 > 11 May 2013 at Pier 57, in the New York City. Founded in 2008 as a showcase for exceptional South African design, Southern Guild will present work by 17 leading South African designers and artists including Gregor Jenkin, Dylan Lewis, Porky Hefer, Bronze Age, Conrad Botes, Brett Murray, Dokter and Misses and Hylton Nel.
docks table | andile dyalvane
dokter misses and la la shwantla
k-factor IV | kyle morland (left) tier tables | pieter henning
universal self | remed
[ collective design fair ] a new design event in New York City, will host 24 international galleries presenting a cohesive selection of vintage and contemporary design for its inaugural edition, Collective .1.
The full list of Collective.1 exhibitors includes some of the most respected names in the design field such as : 21st twenty first Gallery (New York), Casati Gallery (Chicago), Cristina Grajales Gallery (New York), Demish Danant (New York), Grey Area (New York), J. Lohmann Gallery (New York), Jousse Entreprise (Paris, France), kinder MODERN (New York), Lost City Arts (New York), Magen H. Gallery (New York), Maison Gerard (New York), Mark McDonald (Hudson, NY), Modernity (Stockholm, Sweden), Mondo Cane (New York) Nicolas Kilner (New York), Ornamentum (Hudson, NY), R20th Century (New York), Sebastian + Barquet (New York), Sienna Patti Contemporary (Lenox, MA), Southern Guild (Johannesburg, South Africa), Todd Merrill 20th Century and Contemporary Studio (New York), Volume Gallery (Chicago), Wexler Gallery (Philadelphia).