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Furniture Show

  • Postcrypt Art Gallery, Basement of St. Paul's Chapel 1160 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Anyone can come! Feel free to pass this along to people you think might be interested. The reception will take place on Friday November 18th in the basement of Columbia’s St. Paul’s Chapel from 3:30-6:30pm. There will be light refreshments.


For this show, we ask you to consider furniture as something other than passive parts of the environment. How does furniture define certain kinds of spaces, and how does it organize the ways our bodies work, rest, and behave? Are there improvements to be made? Is it architectural? Does it have to be functional? What happens when furniture breaks down? How do we care for or hold onto it? How does it affect social situations? Can it be public or private? Is it stationary or mobile? How can put furniture on display? Lastly, what kinds of furniture do we have access to- what can we make out of what we have? 

(chairs, sofas, beds, trashcans, carpets, benches, tables, bean-bags, shelves, pianos, cupboards, futons, diner booths, ottomans, stools, vanities, bunk-beds, hammocks, cradles, chess tables, tv stands, desks, card tables, pedestals, nightstands, wardrobes, fireplaces, lamps, dressers, cabinets, drawers, dishwashers, chandeliers, bathtubs, sinks and beyond)

Earlier Event: November 17
WBAR Night
Later Event: November 19
CultureSHOCK 2016: Redefine