We are currently fabricating a concrete canvas installation we designed for NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial at the Museum of Arts and Design. The exhibition will open on July 1st and will showcase the work of 100 NYC based makers, from furniture designers to pyrotechnists and candy manufacturers.

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Photo by Patrick Mandeville.

Canvas impregnated with dry concrete is draped over wooden armatures to create the desired form, and is then hosed down to fix the fabric in place.

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Photo by Patrick Mandeville.

The resulting installation of surfaces will organically wrap around the exhibition space and support the exhibition objects. This atypical application of an industrial canvas material contributes both conceptually and aesthetically to the exhibition’s focus on local making practices in design and manufacturing.

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Photo by Patrick Mandeville.

To learn more about the exhibition, visit The Museum of Art and Design’s exhibition website.