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Maquette, Paper Starlings, 2010

This is a Maquette. It was designed by Joris Laarman Lab.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Groninger Museum as part of Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age.

It is dated 2010. Its medium is paper, cardboard.

In 2010, the Guggenheim Museum invited Laarman to create an intervention for the museum's iconic rotunda. Inspired by bird murmurations, Laarman's concept proposed a ͞flock͟ of more than 200 paper planes spiralling gracefully overhead. Laarman developed the proposal with Dutch company United States of Entertainment, MIT, and aerodynamics engineer David Lentink.

It is credited Courtesy of Groninger Museum, the Netherlands.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 44 × 36 × 52 cm (17 5/16 × 14 3/16 × 20 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age.

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