The urge to sit dry

by Boris Maas

A chair that makes us aware how far below sea level we live and acts as an invitation to discuss how global issues are affecting us. With rising sea levels due to global warming, this chair illustrates the need to stay safe in lower-lying regions. The unusually tall chair legs lift you above the tide, constructed out of blocks stacked in an act of panic, bringing the chair to a dry position.

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(2018 / oak / 282×40×40 cm)

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