Avant la faim et après: Jumeaux, 2014. Sculptural objects. A public commission from the Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, in collaboration with the Musée de la Danse, Rennes Photo: Nyima Leray. Courtesy of Musée de la Danse, Rennes, and CNAP, Pa

Metalinguistic Games

November 2014

Åbäke’s playground
Åbäke can be described – on paper, at least – as a collective of four transdisciplinary graphic designers who established a studio in 2000. But contrary to any image that might come to mind, the team has a hand in many pies, and those pies do not resemble graphics so very much. A lot of what the group does is concentrated on the social aspect of design, and achieved through unusual and often pervasive means. It is a kind of madness in which there is method.