Maarten Collignon is fascinated with balloons and the way they play around with air. He has tightly stretched the vent of a big, silicone balloon over a block of wood. The solid, massive tulip wood forms a stark contrast with the flexible and kneadable silicone. The balloon, a literal translation of the archetype, embraces the body. By filling it with more air, the experience will change. Playfulness in a series of pouffes called Barbapoef.
Photo by Femke Reijerman