Cast bronze furniture by Campana Brothers channels the story of Noah's Ark - architecture and design

Cast bronze furniture by Campana Brothers channels the story of Noah's Ark



Furniture pieces by the Campana Brothers featuring cast bronze and aluminium animal forms are soon to be unveiled at Carpenters Workshop Gallery in London.
Inspired by mythological stories, the 13 surrealist furniture objects and sculptures are called the Noah series. They seek to tell the biblical story of Noah's Ark and communicate the idea that the ark was the origin of all species.
Pirarucu buffet is a low cabinet made from bronze cast from pirarucu fish skin
Called Hybridism, the show marks Humberto and Fernando Campana's first solo show at the London gallery.
"Hybridism explores the Campana Brothers' sculptural experimentation, and their foray into the artistic realm of personal expression and societal commentary," said the gallery. "Based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Campana Brothers, Humberto and Fernando, view themselves as hybrids."
Noah wall table features cast bronze animal figures arranged under the table surface
In the past, the duo have commented that their creative process is driven by the diverse mixture of cultures, language and architecture that co-exist in their home city of Sao Paulo.
"Their studio, Estudio Campana, works in partnership with local communities, NGOs and factories to create pieces that celebrate the bright colours and rich textures of their native country," explained the gallery.
"Adopting an environmental ethos, the brothers utilise existing everyday materials, reinventing them in order to achieve simple s...
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