Many Worlds Working Group (MWWG), 2017 -
Meinong's Jungle (Theory of Objects), 2015
Not Here, Not Now (Video), 2015
UMK: Lives and Landscapes, 2014
Not Here, Not Now, 2014
The School of Constructed Realities, 2014
Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming, 2013
United Micro Kingdoms, 2012/13
What if... Beijing International Design Triennial, 2011
St Etienne Design Biennale, 2010
Between Reality and the Impossible, 2010
Wellcome Windows, 2010
EPSRC IMPACT! Exhibition, 2010
Designs for an Overpopulated Planet: Foragers, 2009
What If..., 2009
After Life Euthanasia Device, 2009
Work in progress, 2009
Do you want to replace the existing normal? 2007/08
Technological Dreams Series: No.1, Robots, 2007
Spymaker, 2006/07
Evidence Dolls, 2005
Designs for Fragile Personalities in Anxious Times, 2004/05
Is This Your Future? 2004
BioLand, 2002/03
Placebo Project, 2001
Park Interactives, 2000
MSET, 2000/01
Project #26765: Flirt, 1998-00
Weeds, Aliens and Other Stories, 1994-98
Hertzian Tales, 1994-97
Park Interactives, 2000
Bench
Steps
Seat and Hygienic Paper Roll
Tissue Box, Coat Hook, Hygienic Paper Roll
Overview of gardens 1
Overview of Gardens 2
Coat Hooks
Steps
Steps and Tissue Box
Bench
Low Table and Hygienic Paper Roll
A collection of adult furniture for the Medici Gardens in Rome.
 
The spaces in the gardens of the Villa Medici are like rooms, outdoor rooms without furniture. We would like to furnish them, and provide suggestions for how these neutral spaces could be used. Parks are strange places. During the day happy families play out idealised
scenarios of modern life, while at night, they become sites for a variety of illicit activities. Our furniture will make some of these night-time activities more convenient and at the same time, offer a critique of the kind of design that is always trying to make things nice, convenient, user-friendly, efficient and ergonomic (especially public furniture).

There is a slightly idealistic dimension to this project -- the objects we are proposing belong to a society where local councils provide amenities for adults, attached and single, to meet and play.

We are also interested in whether the public can be encouraged to misbehave when confronted with furniture designed to support illicit activities.
         
Curator/commissioner: Hans Ulrich Obrist
Fabrication: Ben Legg
Thanks to: Shona Kitchen

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