design and antiquarians – 6

This is a comment on the seminar series currently running between Stanford and Bard Graduate Center. [Link] [Link]

Our exploration of the world of engaging things continues.

This week the theme was

Assemblage

We visited the Manhattan studio of Ghiora Aharoni – Genesis sculptures – seven extraordinary and wonderful assemblages of laboratory glassware, engraved texts, lighting filaments and more – [Link]

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Here’s my attempt to capture our conversation:

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“In the beginning was the word” – here is Erasmus’s translation –

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