EACH APPARATUS COLLECTION IS BOTH INFORMED BY AND REFLECTED IN OUR EXPLORATION OF SPACE, REAL OR IMAGINED. THE FANTASY OF A SHUTTERED MODERNIST THEATER SHAPED THE INTERLUDE COLLECTION FROM CONCEPTION AND EMERGED INTO REALITY WITH OUR NEWEST FILM, MADE IN COLLABORATION WITH MATTHEW PLACEK.
Breaking from the ACTs of the studio’s narrative progression, INTERLUDE is an intervening body of work that inaugurates APPARATUS EDITIONS. This limited work indulges in fine handcraft pushed beyond the boundaries of the studio’s production pieces. Musical references inform the collection, with motifs evoking synesthetic interpretations of notes on a score, and a pair of cabinets conceived in the compositional tradition of Theme and Variation. A study in materiality, rigor and refinement, each piece represents the measured approach of the studio. Hand embroidery, alabaster, Carpathian burl, and eel skin ground the collection in decorative references, while playful proportion and scale carry the work into a historical fantasy.