Art Students Build Massive Environment Using Only Cable Ties

Art Students Build Massive Environment Using Only Cable Ties
Design
Dan Gould
  • 23 july 2008

Students at the Academy of Arts in Munich spent over 16,000 hours weaving together an impressive environmental installation made entirely out of cable ties. The space was made using 1.3 million ties and has the look of a highly advanced plastic spider web. 200 square meters of Munich’s Architectural Museum was used for the exhibit, which is designed to “translate sociological terms like self-portrayal, community and retreat into tangible spatial situations”. Named “The Third Space”, the instillation was created for the “Two Hundred Years Academy Of Arts” exhibit.

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