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Gangesdelta cube
 
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David Henrichs Sculptures
The light cubes by David Henrichs unite geometric and organic elements. They are made out of solid matter and ephemeral light. The solid cubes are signed and numbered in small editions. There is a selection of different surfaces, while each cube has a final protective layer of lacquer.
 
Education:
David Henrichs studied in Hamburg, New York and London. He graduated from Goldsmiths College with a BA design degree. 2003-2004 Developing Professional Practice Program at Cockpit Arts 1997-2001 Goldsmiths College, London, BA design degree: 2.11996-1997 University of Hamburg, theology and lectures in art history1994-1996 Sophie-Barat grammar school, Hamburg, A-levels1995 Parsons School of Design, New York, interior design course1993-1994 Centre for English Studies, New York, half a year of language courses.
 
Awards:
OPUS eyewear design award 2001
Foldable sunglasses aluminium and tinted plastic, inspired by the Inuit Eskimos
 
Group Exhibitions:
Lighten Up by [re]design will tour throughout the UK into 2009

18 - 26 October 2008, Lighten Up by [re]design at the Design Event in Newcastle

18 - 21 September 2008, Lighten Up by [re]design at 100% Design

17 - 20 June 2007, with Headsprung and Domesticity at the Summer Fair, ExCel London

8 – 10 June 2007, with Within4Walls at Grand Designs Live, ExCel London

18 – 23 April 2007, with Hidden Art at Salone Satellite, Salone del mobile di Milano

09.2006, group exhibition, Nomoregrey Gallery, London, www.nomoregrey.co.uk

06.2004, DPPP Graduate show, Cockpit Arts, London, www.cockpitarts.com

12.2003, ‘Buy Art for Christmas’, Britart art fair, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London

11.2002 - 11.2004, group exhibition, Plateaux Gallery, London, www.plateaux.co.uk

09.2001, Designers Block 2001 at the former Jam Factory, London, www.designersblock.org.uk

06.2001, Goldsmiths College Degree Show, Deptford Town Hall, Goldsmiths College, University of London, www.goldsmiths.ac.uk
 
Artist's Statement:
Nature and landscape art have influenced my work in a variety of ways. While the "Lightning cube" captures a natural phenomenon, the "Hummingbird cube" depicts the outline of a ceremonial path created by the Nasca people in the Peruvian desert. This path has the shape of a bird, and is one of a group of large landscape drawings realised centuries ago. It was rediscovered only a few decades ago, and photographed from a plane for the first time. Another aerial photograph informed the work on the "Gangesdelta cube". The delta could be seen as a huge evolving drawing made by nature. It is long lasting, in contrast to the transient qualities of lightning. I aim to produce work that is well made and that promotes energy efficiency and sustainability. All light cubes consist of high quality components. The cubes are made out of sheets of steel that are laser cut and then folded. They contain an energy saving light bulb and acrylic diffusers.
 
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