How do drones pinned like an insect collection and lighting in a sculptural context fit into the context of IKEA Art Event? Well, they are both examples of ideas brought to the table when IKEA explores the sweet spot between art and functional objects together with artists and designers from around the world.
Seven years ago, Abeer Almnajed and her family fled the war in Syria. Their beautiful house with the large terrace had been destroyed along with Abeer’s business – the beauty salon on the ground floor. The work as a seamstress in Amman gives hope for a better future and reminds Abeer of the career she left behind.