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Geo Design - SAND

in collaboration with Design Academy Eindhoven

Geo-Design Junk 2019 — © Photo: Oscar Vinck

The Van Abbemuseum and Design Academy Eindhoven will be working together once again for this year’s Dutch Design Week on a display entitled Geo-Design.

After water, sand is the most used natural resource on earth. It’s everywhere: from the buildings we live in and the glasses we wear, to the silicon chips in our computers and smartphones. And sand is becoming scarce. Which can lead to smuggling and even

About Van Abbemuseum

The Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven is one of the first public museums for contemporary art to be established in Europe. The museum has an experimental approach towards art’s role in society. Openness, hospitality and knowledge exchange are important to us. We challenge ourselves and our visitors to think about art and its place in the world, covering a range of subjects, including the role of the collection as a cultural 'memory' and the museum as a public site.