Of Movement and Material

Of Movement and Material

Of Movement and Material addresses the way in which the human body and an amorphous substance like glass influence each other, the elements created in a dance between maker and material.

From Below

From Below

Starting out from ancestral research, Philipp Weber deconstructed the industrial process of making coke from fossil coal. In From Below he invented a machine that fires objects from a material that usually only serves as a raw material to produce iron.

A Strange Symphony Live

A Strange Symphony Live

How can music influence glassblowing and what does it sound like when a musician is asked to step into a dialogue with a glassblower?

Suberin

Suberin

Participating in Villa Noailles’ tenth anniversary of ‚Design Parade‘ Philipp was asked to present a project focusing on the material cork. A three-week material investigation studies the cork oak’s precious essence ‚suberin’.

On Colours

On Colours

‘A Strange Symphony On Colours’ explores the technical innovation of a new glassblowing tool, which was developed in the preceding project A Strange Symphony.

A Strange Symphony

A Strange Symphony

In this project Philipp Weber altered the main tool of the glassblower, his blowing pipe. ‘A Strange Symphony’ shows a different and new approach towards glassmaking.

Within a Yarn

Within a Yarn

An investigation of the old craft of passement production as well as an exploration of a modern knitting technique resulted in the creation of voluminous textiles – in collaboration with the Textiel Museum Tilburg.

Diners’ Ensemble

Diners’ Ensemble

A five-course-menu that made all taste buds dance. Diners’ Ensemble is student project that connected culinary notes with musical nuances.