EVENT / 12 Jan 2018
Claesson Koivisto Rune
'FACIEM - In search of the essence of the grid'
20 January - 18 February 2018
11:00 - 19:00 | Closed on Wednesdays
(Sat)20 January 17:00 - 19:00
Please join us for the opening cocktail. Mr.Eero Koivisto will be presented.
Claesson Koivisto Rune will present their first artwork at SferaExhibition, gallery in SferaBuilding that they designed in 2003. The artwork was exhibited during the Designart Festival in Tokyo Last October for first time.
For the art exhibition, entitled 'FACIEM - In search of the essence of the grid’, Claesson Koivisto Rune have selected and interpreted what they consider to be the twelve best skyscraper faces. Abstracting them in to something other than architecture. The resulting artworks can be seen as traces of buildings, but removed from their width-height proportion, removed from detail, removed from reality.
Biography | Claesson Koivisto Rune
Claesson Koivisto Rune is a Swedish architectural partnership, founded in Stockholm in 1995, by Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune. It started as an architectural firm, but has since become an internationally-acclaimed, multi-disciplinary office with an equal emphasis on both architecture and design.
As the first Swedish office to have exhibited in the international section at the Venice Architecture Biennale, in 2004, they are also responsible for acclaimed projects such as the inde / jacobs Gallery building in Marfa, Örsta Gallery building in Kumla, Tind Prefab house collection, Widlund House on Öland, Sfera Building culture house in Kyoto, Nobis Hotel in Stockholm and Zander K Hotel in Bergen.
Faciem was made October 2016 - September 2017 by Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto, and Ola Rune with the assistance of Linnea Freij, Oliver Cap, Patrick Coan, Oliver Cap, and Joel Nilsson-Fjällström. The project is derived from the architects’ / artists’ passion, discussions, research and experience of architecture after close to a quarter of a century in the profession.