Kriezotou 3 Window. An artist exhibits
The Benaki Museum Shop presents the new creations of metoo as part of the “Kriezotou 3 Window. An artist exhibits” series, from Wednesday, October 12th 2016 until Wednesday, November 2nd 2016.
The new objects have been designed following the team's research on the creation of motifs and their application on the use of everyday objects. The concept of metoo can be summed up in one phrase, "one dress – one detail". It is based on the 'deconstruction' and 'reformulation' of elements, taken from the intricate adornment of a Cretan dress from the 17th century. This process includes the elimination of colors, the change of scale and it focuses on details that represent nature scenes of existing and non-existing creatures, which as a result has the creation of a post-modern image.
The new objects that were designed especially for this presentation are wooden geometric shapes with printed details. They can be used as place mats, trays, or as wall decorative artworks.
ONE DRESS / ONE DETAIL - Cretan dress from the 17th century
Design process - Removing colors - Focusing on details
Design of two different patterns from the embroidery of the dress
Sets of objects with details of the pattern, that can be used as serving surfaces or as wall decorative artworks