Chelsea College of Art and Design graduate Danda Jaroljmek created this glass and stainless steel box for a temporary installation for Greenpeace, which is campaigning against nuclear testing in China this year. Images of last year’s French nuclear testing are projected on the sides. These appear and disappear as the viewer moves around the coffin symbolising, wait for it, the invisible killer – radiation. The coffin has won the Michael Anthony Homes award for social architecture. Hmmm. As in architecture for the common people? What can it all mean?
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