Studio: System & Strategies
24 January 2019
-Define the object you want to deconstruct:
It is a human body furniture series collection.
-Identify the function and context of the object:
The parts of the body served in multiple functional-use types of furniture. It is exhibited in the New Museum.
-Specify what you think is the purpose of the object:
The designer tries understanding the feeling of human’s daily objects when they are existing in our lives. Therefore, he decided to become them so that the experience as a primary source.
-What system this object is a part of:
I guess the pieces of artwork would be in a series of collection exhibited in a public museum or gallery. They are not going to be mass-produced but the idea and appearance of the design could provide inspiration to a design company.
-Add some information you find about the history, biography and general approach of the artist to their work:
Nikolas is an artist, designer, and performance artist. He grew up in a family of artists and designers. He is currently a resident at the New Museum design incubator program NEW INC. Nikolas Bentel tries to approach design and trick the rules by using his body as a tool or even as an object.
-3-5 initial sketches of investigation: