ARTISTS

Yoshiko Sato – AirFlow-er

In Memoriam  Yoshiko’s AirFlow-er were part of Columbia University’s GSAPP PERMANENT CHANGE: PLASTICS IN ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING 2011Conference.With assistance from Shuning Zhao and John Hooper. THE FOURTH COLUMBIA CONFERENCE ON ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND MATERIALS MARCH 30 — APRIL 1, 2011 http://www.arch.columbia.edu/flagship-projects/materials-project/conferences/permanent-change
Daria Dorosh – DEEP Play

Daria Dorosh – DEEP Play

imaginary realms and comfort object Pillow Walk , first seen in Pillow Culture’s exhibition Pillow Pageant is featured in Daria Dorosh’s latest solo show at A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY     www.airgallery.org/images/Dorosh_PR_FINAL.pdf
PILLOW Pageant, A.I.R. Gallery – Night Terror

PILLOW Pageant, A.I.R. Gallery – Night Terror

artist:  Chrissy Conant 1932 Combination Pillow and Coverlet, C.K. Longletz  U.S. patent no. 1,871,003 Night Terror, pairing the Azz pillows with the Emergency Blanket, is a response to the inner battle between security and anxiety, real or imagined, and evokes a nostalgic longing for serenity. The project also alludes to a solution outside oneself and the possibility of being exploited or controlled by the marketing of fear. These are causes…
PILLOW Pageant, A.I.R. Gallery – Plant Press Pillow

PILLOW Pageant, A.I.R. Gallery – Plant Press Pillow

artist/filmmaker:  James Walsh 1925 Combination Automobile Cushion and Pillow, E. A.Eiband  U.S. patent no. 1,540,685 This pillow is designed to further the fieldwork of the amateur or professional botanist. It suggestively serves both as a plant press and as a napping pillow for the weary collector of botanical specimens.
PILLOW Pageant, A.I.R. Gallery – Pillow Pods

PILLOW Pageant, A.I.R. Gallery – Pillow Pods

artist:  Lauren Kogod filmmakers:  Takeshi Fukunaga & Owen Donovan 1966 Mortician’s Block, C.W. Rector  U.S. patent no. 3,234,623 Alluding to a U.S. patent for a “device by the use of which the mortician can maintain limp body elements of a corpse–head, arms, and feet, in particular–in a desired attitude,” The Infinite Pillow is constructed of a succession of supportive pods with alternating valleys. These pods can be fabricated to any desired length, and can…