100 Artists Uniquely Design Phone Booths in São Paulo
Pay phones may not be as prevalent as they used to be, but who’s to say that they aren’t staples of our environments?
all Parade is an ongoing public art project in São Paulo sponsored by Brazilian telecommunications firm Vivo, that paired 100 artists with 100 street-side phone booths giving them free reign to transform the peculiar hooded fixtures into anything imaginable. The exhibition has proven to be extremely popular and Brazilian photographer Mariane Borgomani set out to capture a number of the phones, you can see a gallery of all 100 phones here.
At first glance, this chair seems to defy gravity, by standing upright while only having two front legs. It is only on closer inspection that you see that the shadow is part of the chair, and made from steel, which is attached to a metal frame built inside the chair: the chair is resting on its own shadow.