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Giant Banana Wall Ripens With a Message of Profound Flavor

Posted By Moe Beitiks On October 23, 2010 @ 9:00 am In Art,Design | 3 Comments


Graphic designer and artist Stefan Sagmeister [2] is communicating a serious life lesson through an unlikely medium: bananas! Set in patterns of green, yellow and brown, Sagmeister created his giant Banana Wall as part of an art installation for the ‘Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far’ exhibition. So what did 10,000 bananas affixed to a wall with some glue have to say? Find out after the jump…


“Self-confidence produces fine results.”

While by now this installation is a deep black compost – as the installation was originally exhibited just a few weeks in 2008 [4] – even old life lessons provide something to be gleaned from. And though we can think of many [4], many [5] other fun things to do with bananas [6], none of them seem to be quite as profound.

via Design You Trust [7]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/10/23/giant-banana-wall-ripens-with-a-message-of-profound-flavor/banana-wall-by-stefan-sagmeister/

[2] Stefan Sagmeister: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefan_Sagmeister

[3] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/10/23/giant-banana-wall-ripens-with-a-message-of-profound-flavor/bannana-wall-by-stefan-sagmeister/

[4] few weeks in 2008: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/01/arts/01iht-DESIGN4.1.9677515.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1

[5] many: http://inhabitat.com/2010/08/16/thai-building-facade-handmade-from-natural-banana-fiber/

[6] fun things to do with bananas: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/05/28/new-leaf-paper-farm-fiber-collection/

[7] Design You Trust: http://designyoutrust.com/2010/10/21/banana-wall-art-installation/

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