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David Fersh

David Fersh

Washington, DC, US

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As stipulated by the gallery, the chairs stack within the 18" space allowed. The supports under each seat key into the crown of the chair below to lock the stack in place.
As stipulated by the gallery, the chairs stack within the 18" space allowed. The supports under each seat key into the crown of the chair below to lock the stack in place.
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Chairs for Conversation

Given an installation space 18 inches wide, five chairs stack to conceal a space for conversation.  The chairs unstack to aggregate in a circular pattern and allow for a group to be seated.  Each chair is varied slightly from traditional seating angles to push the users attention forward, towards the center of the group and away from the crowded gallery space.

 
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Status: Built

 
The chairs force the participants forward, encouraging an engaged conversation
The chairs force the participants forward, encouraging an engaged conversation
Chairs being removed from stack for critique.
Chairs being removed from stack for critique.
Chairs in use during critique allow for a conversation in the context of a crowded gallery.
Chairs in use during critique allow for a conversation in the context of a crowded gallery.

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