Wood Table // Above and Below
 
 
Without a context to criticize, the table is not able to come to life. It serves a purpose and that purpose was told through a narrative. I began to discover associations or understandings of this narrative through a series of drawings, using language as a key driving force. The table takes on different amounts of weight, metaphorically and physically, from carrying light to carrying a cup of tea. 
 
"They call this a table
It raised no fuss under so much weight 
 Swaying once or twice 
meanwhile the man kept putting...."
 
-Edip Cansever
 
The ground is being uplifted from the earth, becoming the table surface. The table bounds a void to express the airy surface and the dense grounding of the below. The void is a moment of silence. The roots of the table emerge from the earth uplifting the surface, contextualizing what is above and below and what it means as a user to be within and without
 
 
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Wood Table // Above and Below

Table Construction Fall 2014 Professor: Peter Tagiuri
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