STUDIO DRIFT, FLYLIGHT, 2015, GLASS, WIRE, ELECTRONICS, HALOGEN LIGHTS, ANODISED ALUMINIUM, H236 L320 W200 CM / H92.9 L126 W78.7 IN.
CARPENTERS WORKSHOP GALLERY - PAD LONDON
1. STUDIO DRIFT’S SWARM OF BIRDS
Installed at the entrance of PAD, the Carpenters Workshop Gallery proposed pieces by Fernando and Humberto Campana (the Bolotas chairs), by Ingrid Donat (a bronze coffee table), Vincenzo De Cotiis and Kendell Geers (very beautiful pieces influenced by tribal art). But it’s the two offerings from Studio Drift that drew the most attention. The most monumental Flylight, stretched up three meters and resembles a flock of birds or a cloud of light, with every piece of glass having been hand-crafted. As ever with the Studio Drift, each piece is a response to a specific order. This work was produced for a boutique in Miami in an even more monumental format. There, as at PAD, the light reacts with the movements of the visitors…