"MOU (Memoranda of Understanding)" by Bec Brittain

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The “MOU (Memoranda of Understanding)” lamp takes its cues from the International Space Station (ISS), based not only on its form but also on its key concept of layers and assemblage. The piece is comprised of small, repeating modules that recall the “add-on” quality intrinsic to how the ISS was built by different people, different manufacturers, different governments in cooperation. While every module is made of the same material, brass, they are each manufactured differently, thus representing the different philosophies at the center of the station. In order to distinguish human presence and life from the mechanical aspects of the ISS, the mechanical axes are made of perfectly polished nickel, while the human axes are darker, with a hand-worked finish, and completed by two handblown glass globes that represent areas of habitability.

Details

  • Creator
    Bec Brittain (Designer)
  • Production Type
    Limited Edition
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • In the Style Of
    Other
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    45 in. H x 47 in. W x 36 in. D
    114 cm H x 119 cm W x 91 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Blauvelt, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU107745267033
About the Seller

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Located in Blauvelt, NY

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