The concept of this installation or the idea to build it up is very simple - its to have those bamboos crossing and hanging by a line that defines the shape of each modular block.
For kids, its going to be funny because we used to play with that. You can explore the sound of bamboo [knocks on bamboo producing hollow sounds], the shadows that the sun projects on the grass, a kind of shelter; or, a kind of experiment of passage, that goes and the lines are not so regular, you have space to let the sun come in…
This work is Victoria Regia. Victoria Regia is a plant, an aquatic plant in Amazon, that has a big lily in the centre, the biggest flower in Amazon. And the name Victoria Regia was given in homage to the Queen Victoria, which is the proper place to bring this work, in order to pay an homage to the 150 years of the Victoria & Albert Museum.
And this is a work from our studio – this is were we work with several layers of different materials – unslippery, coconut fibres, roll it and glue it together with a metal structure. And this is our Victoria Regia stool. It’ s also to invite the visitors of the museum to lay down, to spend the summer days or afternoons here.
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