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Feb052015

150 years Japan Switzerland Design Textile Design Claudia Caviezel

150th years of Swiss Design
traveling exhibition in Japan/2015

Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery  (www.operacity.jp) 2015 January 17th ~ March 29th
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art / 2015 July 11th  ~ August 23th
Sapporo Art Museum / 2015 September 8th ~ November 8th 

Throughout the year 2014, Japan and Switzerland will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. In the wake of the first treaty of Amity and Commerce signed in 1864, the countries have built a long and lasting friendship. Among the several exhibitions and events that will commemorate this anniversary in both countries, the present exhibition will offer an emphasis on “150 years of Swiss Design - Craftsmanship and functional beauty”.

I created a picture printed on textile cloth. Playing with the idea of „classicism landscape" wallcovering , combining  japanese and swiss sceneries, as well as Fauna and Flora and mixing it up with a touch of Painting and High Tech here and there.
two pieces / 3 x 5 mts, printed on Trevira CS at Mitlödi, Glarus, Switzerland
below: installation and colour proofing

photos: Ulysse Hecq-Cauquil  

 and some details in different scales:

from January 17th to March 29th 2015 at the Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery (www.operacity.jp) 

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