Jurgen Bey
BLOB (Binary Large Object)
2009
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BLOB is short for Binary Large Object: an architectural concept. BLOBs are related to deconstructivist architecture, which uses new design opportunities to extend technical boundaries. Reknown examples are the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and Kunsthaus Gratz in Oostenrijk. Designer Jurgen Bey (Soest, 1965) makes this mobile object for the BLOB pavilion of Eindhoven University of Technology. It was used as a presentation space and platform for experimental projects around art and technology, programmed in collaboration with Van Abbemuseum. Since 2009 the quirky BLOB is installed in the flat surroundings of Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen.

Summer opening, Sunday 18 June 2017. Photo credits: © Maarten Nauw.

Summer opening, Sunday 18 June 2017. Photo credits: © Maarten Nauw.

Summer opening, Sunday 18 June 2017. Photo credits: © Maarten Nauw.

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