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'Beyond Function' by Hila Shilon References Workers' Rebellion

 - Oct 17, 2010   Updated: Jul 21 2011
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'Beyond Function' by Hila Shilon is an art chair inspired by the working class outskirts of society, according to the designer. The chair, comprised of wood and screw threads, certainly rebels from our traditional view of a seat, with its exposed, bent screws and gutted-out wood.

See more shots of 'Beyond Function' by Hila Shilon above, and be sure to read a snippet of the artist's statement on the piece below.

Implications - 'Beyond Function' by Hila Shilon is brilliant in how it operated both as a functional piece and an art object that tells a distinct story about workers' rebellion. Pieces that are made from materials from disparate sources are always very interesting.