Gallery: Jeppe Hein’s Quirky ‘Social Benches’ are Interactive Sculpture...

The concept was born out of an investigation of architecture, communication, and social behaviour in the urban space.

Jeppe Hein has re-imagined the average public bench by creating a series of modified benches that open up discussion about social behavior in urban spaces. The Danish artist took the form of a typical bench and adapted it in different ways, using raised platforms or diagonal sections to alter the staid seat’s function.

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