Between the interface of functional objects and visual art, Lucas Morten invites you to an era where contemporary questioning social thoughts meet the history of brutalism.
Lucas Morten is a multi-disciplinary artist juggling with various mediums, resulting either into functional objects or visual arts. Regardless of the chosen art-form, Lucas invariably manages to translate an idea while bringing up his own reflection on some specific fundamental and social topics. His individual way of questioning our present day’s -world, takes the viewer in his own dreamland where his own way of conveying an idea and omnipresent examination of thoughts take his design to another level of expression.
The Temple Shelf is a tribute to Charles -Édouard Jeanneret aka Le Corbusier, who often used twisted vertical walls to master light and shadow in his architecture. Lucas chose to develop this specific aesthetic and combines it with the nowadays new age of power, the informationalism which refers to a technological paradigm that replaces and subsumes the previous paradigm of industrialism. With internet, information is constantly flowing through our society in a rapidity that our civilisation never thought was possible. The artist wanted to pay homage and reinforce the traditional way of reading, while finding a way to integrate in a poetic way books and magazines in a home which translated itself as the Temple Shelf. Limited edition of 12
L165 x D25 x H178,5cm
Dark brown/ black