Walden
a design exhibition bringing pockets of wilderness in our everyday life
09th to the 31st of May 2020

 

cc-tapis is honored to collaborate and take part in the Walden Exhibition by Schloß Hollenegg for Design. Schloß Hollenegg for Design is a cultural institution founded in 2015 by Alice Stori Liechtenstein, with the aim of supporting the growth and understanding of design culture. A space for research, thinking and critique, Schloß Hollenegg for Design offers a platform and stage for emerging designers.

Every year Schloß Hollenegg for Design presents innovative new projects by talented young designers and this year cc-tapis has been asked to produce the ambitious new project “Swarm” designed by French Designer Marléne Huissoud, view it here.

 

Meet the designer: Marlène Huissoud

French-born and British based, Marlène Huissoud is an experimental designer…. read her full biography here

 

Marlène Huissoud, photo by Kat Green

About Walden:

It is the time to bring nature back in our everyday life; not the romanticised, sanitised, domesticated version, but the gritty, wild stuff.  The current narrative around the environmental crisis offers conflicting and confusing information, it has been wrongly politicised, and often induces guilt without offering solutions. This makes accepting that our lifestyles need to be dramatically transformed, a painful process: we procrastinate, waiting for a miracle cure. In order to find the solution, perhaps, we need first to stop seeing our environment for our use, to be tamed into a garden. We need to embrace the undomesticated, feral side of nature and allow pockets of wilderness to take over, in order to live with the simplicity of the philosopher.

 

View the video here:

 


Meet the curator: Alice Stori Liechtenstein

Alice Stori Liechtenstein is design curator and exhibition designer. She studied architecture and designin Milan and Barcelona, and moved to Austria in 2003. She founded her design studio in Graz,working in the field of Exhibition Design.She is lecturer for the Exhibition Design Master at theFH Joanneum in Graz and writes her design blog AliceinWhateverland.com. She was curator of Operae 2017, Torino’s design fair. Her passion for Design and her desire to support Design culture as well as emerging and talented designers, has brought her to start the project Schloß Hollenegg forDesign. She lives with her husband and children in Schloss Hollenegg.

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About the location:

The Walden exhibition will be presented in the incredible spaces of the Schloss Hollenegg castle. Its long history is visible in its architecture, as successive owners have added to the original medieval construction over the centuries.

 

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