The Chicken Lamps continues Sebastian Errazuriz’s series of functional sculptures with real Taxidemy, exploring the border between art and design.
Sebastian Errazuriz’s first Duck Lamp gave a new life to an old taxidermy he found in the trash of a museum with a broken neck.
The Duck Lamp immediately became an iconic classic.
With his Chicken Lamp, Errazuriz keeps on exploring the border between the sculptural and functional qualities of both art and design.
The designer explains his experience during the creative process of his Taxidermy pieces: “I was actually afraid of the public’s reaction when I first presented the Duck Lamp. Taxidermy wasn’t a trend yet and I didn’t want to be considered a freak, but felt compelled to make it. Somehow it made sense to me and to my surprise when I presented it in a gallery, it seemed to make some weird, unconscious, fucked up sense to other people too. It apparently felt familiar, beautiful, terrible, and funny at the same time.”