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Sisyphus Office

Jun 2nd, 2009

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Sisyphus Office is an exhibition organized by San Francisco based artist, curator, and co-founder of The Thing Quarterly, Jonn Herschend and based out of Skydive, a Houston, Texas gallery. The artists involved in the project are collaborating with businesses and offices in and around Houston in order to highlight art as an integral and necessary distraction in our day to day life. The artists and offices involved in Sisyphus Office are working physically and conceptually with the notions of existentialism, capitalism, artistic romanticism and deadpan slapstickism as a means to examine the artifice that keeps us clinging to reality and distracted from the void. Sisyphus Office is about punching the clock, and then punching it again…but harder the second time. It’s about transcending the mundane through the beauty and absurdity of distraction. It’s about recognizing the comedy in the tragedy of the day to day… and then waking up again to do the same thing all over again the next morning. David Fullarton’s contribution is an installation in the offices of Houston radio station 90.1 KPFT entitled “What I do at work when I’m supposed to be working.” It consists of a number of small works made entirely from office supplies, which are pinned up randomly around the office, in amongst the notices, flyers and memos that were already existing in the environment.

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Pops Stache

Jun 2nd, 2009

Pop’s ‘Stache by Shane Blomberg, Andrew Reeves and John Healy. Just pack a style, attach it to your favorite soda, haha, you will have a mustache! Good idea!

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I’m not a battery!

Jun 1st, 2009

Created by Antrepo Design Industry as “Salt&Pepper Cell” and it is like a D size battery also the dimensions too. Material used is stainless steel and glass, the power indicators on the sides correlate to the amount of spices left in the shakers, before refill time. The color options are Red&Turquoise or Black&white. He is now in a research process to find a partner company for the production process.

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Jun 1st, 2009

Hanger by Spanish designer Ferran Lajara. Climb and reach your jackets, I love it! “Placed several meters above the floor, this hanger transforms the wall in a little mountain that needs to be climbed every time users have to get their jackets.”

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