• Marble

    Leaving the Marble Pool. Photo by Nick Ballon

  • Marble

    A pool of marble, in Marble Kingdom. Photo by Ludovic des Cognets

  • Micronations

    Micronations Revolution. Photo by Yohanna Akladious

  • Wooden_horse

    Wooden medieval horses fight details. Photo by Ludovic des Cognets

  • Escape_20000

    Escape from 20,000 leagues under the sea by Andrew Friend. Photo by Yohanna Akladious

  • Marshmallow

    Mashmallows sculpture workshop. Photo by Yohanna Akladious

  • Scuba_diving

    Scuba diving classes. Photo by Yohanna Akladious.jpg

  • Mrsmith_office

    Mr Smith’s Office. Photo by Noe Inigo

  • Winner

    Micronations Revolution. Photo by Yohanna Akladious

Micronations Revolution

Posted by Alex Bec,

Micronations Revolution is the moniker of an incredibly ambitious event directed, curated and written by the excellent Nelly Ben Hayoun. Last month’s two-day event included a series of interactive, participative experiences and experiments questioning the use of Design with imaginary politics. Don’t let the complex concept put you off, especially when a wit and drive like Nelly’s is involved. We’ve got a lovely visual summary here and in Nelly’s own words, “Participants experienced imaginary societies while communicating with a yeti on the top of an ice cube.” My favourite piece has to be this, the beautiful Marble Kingdom.

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Posted by Alex Bec

Alex is one of the directors of It’s Nice That who now oversees our sister creative agency INT Works. For several years he oversaw the Monday Morning Music Video feature until it came to an end in 2014.