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PAVILION by Gert Wingårdh & Kustaa Saksi

With 1120 stacks of paper, 44000 suspension points and 700000 sheets of A3′s, Swedish architect Gert Wingårdh and past UP collaborator, Kustaa Saksi creates an installation titled, PAVILION at the Stockholm Furniture Light Fair.

“I’m fascinated by architecture and antique ceiling paintings in temples all over the world, and the way they’ve attracted people to share their thoughts and ideas. I’ve wanted to create a similar esthetics, mixed with orientalism, art, mathematics, science and psychedelia, by depicting communication as Darwinistic evolution. Constantly on the move and a work in progress, like bacteria and marine animals when they crawled out of the depths of the sea millions of years ago,” says Kustaa SaksiPavilion01 PAVILION by Gert Wingårdh & Kustaa Saksi  upperplayground stockholm furniture art pavilion KUSTAA SAKSI installationart Gert Wingardh FIFTY24SF architecture