Freighting ratchet straps pull together local construction grade lumber into a bench for two. Imported casters provide mobility within the living space, while the knockdown design makes the bench easy to move from residence to residence.
"Volf offers a strikingly direct confrontation of a material landscape that shows few considerations for regional context. Instead of looking to the past to define a sense of place, his 4 x 4 Bench reacts to the globalization of materials and ideas, erasing historical distinctions between places and populations."
Full artist essay can be read here.