Design materializes ideology, fashionably shifting its values according to the ideals of the moment.
This project explores the possibility and limitation of design as a tool to layout the social phenomenon of Ideology taking the self as a starting point.
Through a thesis research and an installation, the project addresses the challenge starting by the reframing of one charged source; bread, reclaimed as a symbol of labor, politics, religion, and for Baietto personally, family history. Glass blown inside bread, waste-like ceramics, and tiles cast out of discarded workwear are presented by an animatronic waste bin that offers a critical commentary on the design field; outlining that—as social conventions are debunked—outdated perceptions of material value, class, and labor remains intact within the design practice and ourselves.
Gijs Bakker Award Nominee 2021
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