A Mixture of Rugby and Yarn in ‘The Rainbow Room’

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A Mixture of Rugby and Yarn in 'The Rainbow Room'

Artist Pierre le Riche concocted a brightly colored juxtaposition of what people deem as masculinity (rugby, sports) and homosexuality (rainbow) in one textural art installation. The outcome is a gorgeous space that’s based off of your standard South African living space, all covered in rainbow patterned yarn strands.

Created to explore the boundaries (and push them) over 150 white rugby balls were wrapped in a rainbow patterned yarn and then suspended from the ceiling to act as a second skin for the upper portion of the space. Furnishings are also covered, and the tool used to cover the rugby balls sits near it all. So much of his work seems to be personally related, and utilizes similar motifs of rugby and same sex relations. Nevertheless, it’s a beautiful project that really stands on its own.

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Via: DesignBoom

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