TRACY·TV #45 California: Designing Freedom exhibition

TRACY·TV #45 California: Designing Freedom exhibition

California, and especially Silicon Valley, has defined so much of our sense of freedom with design objects made there. But there is quite a big difference in what we define now as freedom from the sixties till now. The exhibition ‘California: Designing Freedom’ now on display at the Stedelijk Museum in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, shows this development. I visited the exhibition and interviewed Justin McGuirk, the curator.

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TRACY•TV #43 – Arne Hendriks shows with cabbage our obsession with growth

TRACY•TV #43 – Arne Hendriks shows with cabbage our obsession with growth

We are obsessed with growth thinks artist Arne Hendriks, well-known for his ‘Incredible Shrinking Man’ project. This shows in the harvest of white cabbage, which at the moment is too good. As a result, much of this cabbage remains on the farms for the simple reason that it doesn’t have enough value. I visited Arne at Mediamatic, where he organised a nine course cabbage dinner, to show that other values than money can also play a role.

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TRACY•TV #43 – Arne Hendriks shows with cabbage our obsession with growth

TRACY•TV #43 – Arne Hendriks shows with cabbage our obsession with growth

We are obsessed with growth thinks artist Arne Hendriks, well-known for his ‘Incredible Shrinking Man’ project. This shows in the harvest of white cabbage, which at the moment is too good. As a result, much of this cabbage remains on the farms for the simple reason that it doesn’t have enough value. I visited Arne at Mediamatic, where he organised a nine course cabbage dinner, to show that other values than money can also play a role.

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