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is a collision of two worlds: a skeleton of the luxury “Alanda” coffee table created by the Italian designer, Paolo Piva, and a specimen of common tansy. Tansy is a common plant, widespread in Poland. It has anti-parasitic properties. In the Middle Ages, it was used to perform abortions and poison neighbours: a weighted bunch of tansy was thrown into a well of the person to be poisoned. In spite of the European Union’s ban on the sale of tansy, the plant is available in herbal stores in Poland.


steel, glass, tansy
100 x 100 x 45 cm
2016