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Taking Eyeglasses Seriously
Tomás Maldonado
There is a rather widespread notion, these days, that technology is an exogenous factor, something that impacts “the world in which we live” from the outside. It is a factor that reaches us from some distant place, surreptitiously worming its way into our society; something extraneous to us, but also (and especially) something higher, located above us.
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Interview with Tal Gur
Adi Hamer
Industrial and exhibition designer Tal Gur has collaborated with the museum on the exhibition overview and designed the upper gallery, which holds the collection of optometrist and collector Claude Samuel. Our website editor, Adi Hamer, met him for a discussion about the challenges of exhibition design in general and in this exhibition in particular.
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Eyeglasses - between Design and Medicine
Jonathan Ventura and Galit Shvo
Design became the central tool in shifting the cultural and functional associations of glasses from the world of medicine to the world of fashion and lifestyle.The evolution of glasses examined in relation to historical, social, and economic changes over time.
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Dissemination and Diffusion between the Spaces
Nathalie Cohen
The exhibition nendo: the space in between provides us with infinite wandering experiences. The most interesting (and challenging) is probably by diffusing and getting lost, especially if we follow Jacques Derrida's concept of ‘dissémination'.
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Absent Minded
Glenn Adamson
Since the Beginning of the 20th century the concept of "Absence" in art has been central in the practices of artists and designers. Glenn Adamson discuss the expression of that concept, following varios artists exploring the negative space,
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Between the Object
Libby Sellers
While Western concepts of design in the twentieth century centered on the binary notions of form and function, the current debate has redirected its focus to relationships, boundaries, and narratives
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