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Shell-Reflexive at BFI #BuildFutureInvestments

Shell-Reflexive installation view, structures by Joar Nedberg & Audar Kantun, 2012

Halvor Rønning shopper bags, 2012; Anne de Vries advertising futures towels, 2012

Shell-Reflexive installation view, structures by Joar Nedberg & Audar Kantun, 2012

Yngve Holen top ten pillowcases, 2012

Absolute Vitality Inc. (Keller/Kosmas) DoActive EnerQi wristbands, 2012


SPRING BREAK SB2010 throwback t-shirts, 2012

Timur Si-Qin signature series synthetic footballs, 2012

Phillip Zach glow in the dark eyeball frisbees, 2012

Ilja Karilampi WGA caps, 2012

Ilja Karilampi WGA caps (front), 2012

Katja Novitskova Big Flash Bang (from 0 to infinity); Galaxy Squid II (Curiosity and Opportunity); Dial
Attraction (Innate Disposition); Selfie Native XX (Earth Call 1) cell phone skins, 2012

Curated by Agatha Wara

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