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Blurry Vitrine

The project which I commissioned to design and build vitrine models.

In this project, I used steel wire with the thickness of 2,8 mm to create a blur and not sharp look for the boutique vitrine which normally is shiny, bright and sharp. On the other hand, this material gave me the opportunity to create the surreal models with extraordinary shadows. The shadows were part of vitrine decoration which is not relevant in a typical vitrine decoration, most of the time the vitrines are empty of shadows.

Lio boutique, Tehran.

Filed under: Architecture, Interior Architecture, Intervention, Object, One-to-one scale Project, Public

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Arvand Pourabbasi is an artist, architect, educator, and maker. He is a co-founder of WORKNOT! Arvand is a co-editor and facilitator in Sarmad, a platform dedicated to politics of image. He is also a co-founder and co-curator of Neverland Cinema, a weekly neighbourhood screening program focused on situated cinematography. His work has been presented in Venice Biennale of Architecture, Sharjah Architecture Triennial, Tehran Architecture Biennale, Showroom MAMA, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Architecture Banal, among more. Arvand holds a Masters degree in Interior Architecture (INSIDE) from Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunst in Den Haag; and he has been a recipient of Talent Development grant from Stimuleringsfonds (2019-2020). Arvand is currently teaching at Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, and formerly tutored at Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunst, Den Haag.

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