Silver Tongued at SHOP Taka Ishii, March 2019

  1. ‘Silver Tongued’ is Anastassiades’ first exhibition in Hong Kong and second with the gallery.The new exhibition displays lighting and furniture pieces designed specifically for the space. Two pendant lights “Down the Line” and “In Between the Lines” in Anastassiades’ signature material of brass, feature linear representations with lighting in nearly 275cm height. “Blah Blah” and “Blah Blah Blah” serve as curvilinear hook-shaped objects coming out of the wall. The stools “Horafia, Kastellorizo” are the result of the designer’s intriguing encounter with a cut section of a date tree. The exhibition is a careful and precise arrangement that reaches a reconciliation between the organic and inorganic.