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DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM present a solo booth by JULIAN CHARRIÈRE for MATERIAL 2019, BOOTH A13, featuring new works from LOVE-IN and TO OBSERVE IS TO INFLUENCE.

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Providing warmth and an enticing glow, Love-in consists of a series of oversized glass pillars held in place by a metal framework resembling scientific lab equipment. Inside the test tube, crude palm oil—red as magma—is heated from the bottom, forming viscous bubbles which psychedelically ebb and flow throughout the vessel. This metabolic process showcases the constant …

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Providing warmth and an enticing glow, Love-in consists of a series of oversized glass pillars held in place by a metal framework resembling scientific lab equipment. Inside the test tube, crude palm oil—red as magma—is heated from the bottom, forming viscous bubbles which psychedelically ebb and flow throughout the vessel. This metabolic process showcases the constant state of flux of the Southeast Asian environment from which the palm oil originates. Global demand for palm oil fuels forest fires that burn annually during the late-summer dry season, blanketing a …

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PRINCIPAL, Booth A13