Monocle on Design
London Design Biennale
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8 June 2021
The team touches down at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House. We speak to this year’s artistic director Es Devlin and the curators and designers behind the Ghanaian, French, Chilean and African Diaspora pavilions.
8 June 2021
Photo: Ed Reeve
Es Devlin, artistic director for this year’s London Design Biennale, takes us through the foliage set in the centre of this year’s event. The ‘Forest of Change’ pavilion highlights the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
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We meet curator Anne-Laure Pingreoun to discuss the multisensory installation designed by Alter-Projects in partnership with award-winning Paris-based studio Servaire & Co. ‘Metronome’ makes use of the senses of smell and sound to elicit memories from visitors.
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