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Published onApr 23, 2020

Urchin asks us to question our perceptions of everyday objects: namely, the ubiquitous plastic chair. Due to its aggregation and rotation, the object loses its familiar and functional relationship with the human body, so that its other qualities and implications can come to the fore.

CODA: Caroline O’Donnell / Chris Morse / John Lai / Juan Carlos Artologaza, with thanks to Basak Akman / Zahid Alibhai / Kun Bi / Emma Boudreau / Isabel Branas / Mwanzaa Brown / Sarah Bujnowski / Kun Chen / Stephen Clond / Jacob Cohen / George DiStefano / Gary Esposito /  Aurelie Frolet / Ramses Gonzalez / Yue (Lancer) Gu /

Jose Ibarra / Ellie Krause / Mark Leskovec / Mark Yu-Chen Lien / Lauren Lochry / Lingzhe Lu / Xiaoxue (Iris) Ma / Alexandre Mecattaf / Jamie Mitchell / Brad Nathanson / Sophie Nichols / Travis Nissen / Ye Chen (Daniel) Park / Leroy Patterson / Max Piersol / Zelmira Rizo-Patron / Alireza Shojakhani / Alex Terry / Haoran (Henry) Wang / Derek Yi / Linjun Yu / Maggie Zou.

Special thanks to: Martin Fields Miller / Cornell Architecture Department / Cornell College of Architecture, Art, and Planning / The Home Depot. Photo: Joe Wilensky.

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