The Chalet
The Chalet is a ‘gesamtkunstwerk’ masterminded by conceptual artist and impresario Piero Golia and architect Edwin Chan in 2015.For roughly 14 months, this diminutive art speakeasy designed to be a ‘tool that creates community’, The Chalet, a formerly an abandoned storage are
Hypothesis – Philippe Parreno
HangarBicocca presents Hypothesis, the first survey exhibition in Italy of French artist Philippe Parreno. The show, curated by Andrea Lissoni, will be inhabited by a series of key pieces together with more recent works characterised by sound and light according to a precise script devised by Parren
Servitudes – Jesper Just
We proudly support installation artist Jesper Just with his solo exhibition Servitudes, at Palais de Tokyo in Paris. The installation includes 230 metres of Zulu curtain textile, which is used as both screens and room dividing curtains.The installation combines multiple videos, music and a spatial i
998.9 - Shilpa Gupta
998.9 addresses the now more than 3.400 kilometer-long barbed wire fenced border between India and Bangladesh. Stretching from Sunderbans to Teen Math, this fence attempts to shield India from terrorism and smuggling, but also creates a potentially lethal boundary for the population in the wetlands
I scream Daddio - Sarah Lucas
Artist Sarah Lucas is representing Britain at the 56th Venice International Art Biennale 2015 with her major solo exhibition in the British Pavilion, I Scream Daddio.Widely recognised as one of Britain’s foremost contemporary artists, Sarah Lucas’s work – spanning sculpture, p
Bilderbuchwerkstatt – Olafur Eliasson
Olafur Eliasson has created a collaborative and educative room for elementary school children, as part of the newly opened spaces at the Berlin University of the Arts.The artist, and former professor of the university, designed the space as a landscape, forest and experimental place. He describes hi
Pass – AVPD
AVPD has created the spatial installation Pass that comprises translucent curtains made from Zulu. The installation was part of the exhibition Beyond Reach at Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art in Copenhagen. The experience of Pass is immersive and challenging. The transparent curtains are suspende
Riverbed - Olafur Eliasson
Olafur Eliasson’s giant site specific stone landscape, Riverbed, which unfolds throughout the South Wing of Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, invites visitors to not only be at the exhibition, but also in the exhibition. Part of the exhibition referred to as, ‘The model room’, shows
Like a needle in a haystack - Cildo Meireles
The exhibition ‘Like a needle in a haystack’ at Kunsthal 44 Møen presents selected pieces from the internationally regarded artist Cildo Meireles. The central piece in the exhibition is the work ‘La Bruja’ - The Witch, 1979 / 2014 - which explores the idea of ‘ma
Osloo – FOS
'Osloo' is a 70 sqm floating pavilion, which is ‘activated and fully realised’ through different events and audience encounters. Originally shown in 2010 in Copenhagen, it was part of the Danish Pavilion at la Biennale di Venezia 2011. During this time, it was open to the public and offe
Transition - AVPD
Transition is an interactive installation, created by contemporary art agency AVPD, which explores the perception of space. It consists of four thin, translucent black Trevira CS curtains suspended from the ceiling, which move back and forth on curved runners, creating dynamic dividers. The installa
Stille Teater – Kirstine Roepstorff
‘Stille teater’ is an ongoing theatrical installation in the exhibition where a seated audience is confronted with a stage occupied not by actors but by a collage sculpture. When set in motion, the sculpture combines with dramatic lighting and stage effects to provide the starting point
Your glacial expectation – Günther Vogt and Olafur Eliasson
The construction of the surrounding landscape of Kvadrat Headquarters in Ebeltoft is designed by architect Günther Vogt and artist Olafur Eliasson, who have been collaborating on the project since 2008. The great permanent outdoor installation encompass five unique elliptical mirrors designed by O
See what you’ve made me do - Miriam Bäckström
For Kvadrat’s Paris showroom, Swedish-born artist Miriam Bäckström has created a permanent installation entitled ‘See what you’ve made me do’. This comprises eight, overlapping rectangular Phillips luminous textile panels which have been developed in collaboration with Kvadrat Soft Cells.
Prototype Conference Room - Liam Gillick
The newly expanded Whitechapel Gallery in London was unveiled to the public in 2009. Designed by leading Belgian architects Robbrecht en Daem, it is one of the most exciting new cultural venues in Europe. Conceptual artist Liam Gillick used a spectrum of Kvadrat fabrics in his seating project ‘Pr
Reddress - Aamu Song
The ‘Reddress’ project was a unique collaboration between renowned Korean designer Aamu Song, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark and Kvadrat. It involved the creation of a huge, iconic, red dress, which formed the setting for an outdoor concert held at Louisiana. Song created
Yes But - Rosemarie Trockel
In 2006, Museum Ludwig in Cologne presented a retrospective of the works of renowned contemporary artist, Rosemarie Trockel. As a part of the exhibition Trockel created an installation made from raw wool supplied by Kvadrat. By suspending heavy woollen threads from the ceiling, Trockel created an i
Nationalgalerie - Thomas Demand
Germany’s first comprehensive solo-exhibition of the acclaimed German artist Thomas Demand, opened at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin in 2009. Entitled ‘Nationalgalerie’ it focused on a singular aspect of Demand’s work; photography of German events since 1945. The specially constructed i
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion - Olafur Eliasson & Kjetil Thorsen
In 2007 the ‘Serpentine Gallery Pavilion’ in London was designed by the internationally acclaimed Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and the Norwegian architect Kjetil Thorsen from architectural practice Snøhetta. The timber-clad structure they created resembled a spinning top and
Saal - Thomas Demand
The much-celebrated international artist Thomas Demand used Kvadrat Soft Cells acoustic panels to create a site-specific work in the Städel Museum’s Metzler Hall in Frankfurt. The installation, entitled ‘Saal’ (Hall 2011), is an illusion-making crimson curtain, covering all four walls
Tuch and Bogen - Roman Signer
When Kvadrat commissioned Swiss artist Roman Signer to create site-specific art using Kvadrat textiles he embarked on two extraordinary time sculptures; ‘Tuch’ and ‘Bogen’. Bogen involved attaching 100m of Air 4 fabric to a large rocket before firing it skywards. This created