Measure Treasure


2010 - 2012

Measuring tools not only allow us to be more precise in our actions and analyze our own operations, but also to come to a better understanding of our world.
However, to make sense of measurements, we establish standard parameters and grids that do not always reflect the variations found in nature. This gives a limited picture of diversity and creates discrimination for everyone that does not fit into these parameters.

This project is inspired by the measurements gathered from the human figure to build garments. The outcome of this study is a wearable piece that embodies the measuring tool and the process of measure. The measuring tape can slide into any setting and fit many sizes.

This project was exhibited at the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne, France in March 2013 and at the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt, Germany, Fall 2012 as part of the collective exhibition «C’est pas mon genre».

Photo: Nichon Glerum


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