A sibling show to
S.P.R.L. will launch simultaneously on
Of course, that doesn’t mean that Sachs is merely cashing in. S.P.R.L.’s site-specific installation in Montreal will offer visitors an opportunity to explore Sachs’ worldview through various lenses.
For one, SSENSE explains that guests “can undergo exercises to digitally indoctrinate themselves into the Studio code,” which reads a little cultish but is really a series of “missions” and online-only tasks that can be charted by checking the S.P.R.L. log.
Sachs is really pushing for full immersion, not unlike the training program undergone by astronauts. S.P.R.L. ain’t quite that intense but that’s the general idea.
Deveral of Sachs artworks will also be on display, including the refurbished LEM panel United States and Tome Ishi, a space rock retrieved from the
Guests can also get up close to Sachs’ inimitable industrial designs, like the NASA seats (it’s more than a mere folding chair!), Shop Chair, a customized G-SHOCK watch, and Leatherman Charge+ All Purpose Tool designed to his specifications.
These are all up for grabs at
Deichtorhallen Hamburg and SSENSE Montreal will also offer a companion zine,