Radio Chipstone:
It’s a Material World

Once you seriously consider the objects you use to fill your emotional and functional needs, you will never see those things the same way ever again. From delightfully intriguing to dangerously obsessive, objects affect our daily lives. They creep into our subconscious. They say volumes about who we are or wish to be, without uttering a single word.

Gianofer Fields

Object Lessons Part Two

August 22, 2019

Mahogany box of specimens for the education of children, based on a scheme originally devised by the Swiss educational reformer Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746-1827). Photo courtesy, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. B.5:1 to 5-2009