Bench to Bench designed by Martino Gamper
Martino Gamper (b. 1971, Merano, Italy) lives and works in London. Beginning as an apprentice with a furnishings producer in Merano, Gamper went on to research sculpture under Michelangelo Pistoletto at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. He finished a Masters in 2000 from the Royal College of Art, London, where he examined under Ron Arad. Functioning around style and art locations, Martino Gamper takes part in an assortment of projects, from exhibition design, interior design, one-off commissions and the style of mass-produced products for the cutting side of the international furnishings industry.Gamper has presented his tasks and works globally, consisting of picked exhibits and commissions: 'Tu casa, mi casa', The Modern Principle, Glasgow (2013); 'Bench Years', London Layout Celebration compensation, V&A Gallery, London (2012); ʻGesamtkunsthandwerk’ (Karl Fritsch, Martino Gamper and Francis Upritchard), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth-- New Zealand (2011); Project for Café Charlottenborg, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2011); 'Bench to Bench', public road furniture in East London in collaboration with LTGDC (2011); 'A 100 chairs in 100 Days', 5 Cromwell Area, London (2007); 'Wouldn't it behave ... Wishful thinking in Art & Designʼ, Centre dʼArt Contemporain, Genève (2007). Gamper was the recipient of the Moroso Award for Contemporary Art in 2011, and the Brit Insurance Styles of the Year, Furnishings Award in 2008 for his job 'An ONE HUNDRED Chairs in ONE HUNDRED days'.Bench to BenchBespoke street furnishings created by Martino Gamper is the most up to date public art providing in the Olympic edge location. The artwork commissioned by the London Thames Gateway Advancement Company (LTGDC) to deal with inadequate links and accessibility to Hackney Wick - an area which rests close to the Olympic Stadium - offer local area perks however have stimulated a vibrant argument over the role that public art ought to play in delivering a tradition for eastern London.Called 'Bench to Bench', Martino Gamper has actually created custom pieces of road furniture created from recycled products. The scattering of feces and benches develop a trail from Victoria Park to the Olympic Park leading individuals along a path which is currently tough to browse.London Thames Gateway Advancement Corporation is the vital federal government firm responsible for supplying economic and social development to improve eastern London. Bench to Bench was shortlisted in the London Planning Awards 2011 / 2012 for the Best New Public Space.Vigna ChairVigna Chair with framework in steel rod and seat in bi-injection moulded polypropylene, an innovation permitting to get a seat in 2 colors (four color combinings are available). The first task by Martino Gamper for Magis.