Ineke answers quesitons and talks and takes you through the interventions that she has placed as a temporary curator in the Furniture Galleries during LDF. Here she rethinks and updates the V&A's furniture collection for 2017 and beyond.
Furniture is close to us. Literally. We always needed it and will need it in the future. But furniture has to deal with a rapid changing reality with changing production, promotion and selling methods, a surplus of furniture in a society where people move to smaller houses and offices and a society on the edge of consuming less. It has to get to terms with the digital, our current social context and new ways of living and working...
With text and drawn interventions - placed in the Furniture Galleries as Cuckoo eggs, to be found as Easter eggs - Ineke Hans rethinks and updates the V&A's furniture collection for 2017 and beyond.For the Q&A at V&A late she will answer questions Gitta Gschwendtner - designer of the galleries chair-bench - joins the second session. Together they will talk at 7pm in the V&A's Lecture Theatre about furniture's future (see talk here and here).what: Q&A walk / tour in the Furniture Galleries during V&A late, seewhere: V&A Museum London, Rooms 133-135, Furniture, The Dr. Susan Webber Gallery, Level 3when: 23 September, 6pm & 8pm