Through the work of Tord Boontje, Studio Demakersvan and Cal Lane this article looks at Lace being adopted into a contemporary perspective. See link.
Tord Boontje, Raffia Lace Curtain, Philadelphia, 2009
Cal Lane prepping oil tank
1,000 gallon oil tank, oxy-acetylene cut and welded steel; paint; burnt lawn, Cal Lane, 2009.
It is brilliant how from an old rusty tank you can create something which is definitely visually appealing by using a delicate form of lace pattern.
Lace Fence, Galvanized PVC-coated wire, Demakersvan, 2009.
Again another Ordinary structure we see everyday transformed into something visually more appealing.
Update: Here’s an interesting video summary of the exhibition.
Lace In Translation from Canary Promotion + Design on Vimeo.