Chicago Architecture Biennial - BLESS

September 16, 2017–January 7, 2018

Chicago Cultural Center, 4th Floor North

Chicago Architecture Biennial: Make New History  >  BLESS


Chicago Architecture Biennial - BLESS (Photo by: Steve Hall)

(click on image to enlarge) (photo by Steve Hall)


On level four, visitors can see the work of Berlin-based BLESS, a combination of fashion, art, design and architecture. For the 2017 Biennial, BLESS will transform the classic Artek Kiki lounge chair with a “dress” to turn these pieces into interactive spaces called ‘architurniture.’ These transformed chairs – of ‘Lobby Conquerors’ – will inhabit the lounge at Randolph Stair landing to invite visitors to explore the space.


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