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Anna Vihma

Curator, Design Museum Helsinki in Tokyo

Travel as a Tool

PRESENTED ON JUL 17, 2019
IN TOKYO @ VOL 165

Anna Vihma gives a preview to Travel as a Tool, an exhibition project she’s currently working on. The project investigates travel as a concept and the different ways traveling has been incorporated in the practice of Nordic designers, since the 1940s until today. 


Anna Vihmaは、旅をツールとして捉えた最新プロジェクトの展示会を開催しました。このプロジェクトは、1940年代から今日に至るまで、旅自体を一つのコンセプトとして見つめ、北欧のデザイナーが慣習としておこなってきた旅の仕方が、どのように違うかを教えてくれます。

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