michael jantzen

michael jantzen

Santa Fe, NM, US


The Table and Chair With Rotating Corners

The Table and Chair With Rotating Corners are functional art furniture pieces that play with the symbolic shape of a conventional table and chair. They are full size and made of laminated wood. Each have electric gear motors mounted inside at  the corners. The corner have been cut off and the motors are attached to the center of each corner. When the motors are turned on, each of the corners of the table, and the chair slowly rotate in different direction, coming in and out of phase with the conventional symbolic shape of each. The design intent is to create two surreal objects that are juxtaposed to their original function, especially when they are placed into a normal environment where they are often used.

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Status: Built
Location: Santa Fe, NM, US