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DCA Galleries during Peacocks Among The Ruins exhibition. Black shadows of birds are painted on the walls. Painted strips of wallpaper lean against the walls. There are lampshades with intricate patterns on the inside.

Peacocks Among The Ruins

Co-curated by Timorous Beasties

27 April - 24 June 2007

Peacocks Among The Ruins examines the history of the use of the natural world in interior design, by combining material gathered from historical archives with work by well known contemporary designers from around the globe. This exhibition has been specially conceived by DCA in collaboration with Timorous Beasties as part of the Six Cities Design Festival.

Artists' Video | Peacocks Among The Ruins

Exhibition images

Peacocks Among The Ruins exhibition at DCA. There are black shadows of flying birds on one wall, and the other wall is painted blue with an abstract pattern through the middle. A sculpture in the middle of the room looks like two boxes covered in black images of birds.
From Peacocks Among The Ruins at DCA. A black statue of a horse stands in the middle of the gallery, with a black lampshade attached to his head. There is a large collage mural on the other wall.
From Peacocks Among The Ruins at DCA Galleries. Lampshades hang from the ceiling - they are plain from the outside, but have pink, brown and orange floral patterns on the inside.
DCA Galleries during Peacocks Among The Ruins exhibition. A large image of a falcon hangs on one wall. on the other walls, there are red and white patterned wallpapers and curtains.
From Peacocks Among The Ruins at DCA. A black statue of a horse stands in the middle of the gallery, with a black lampshade attached to his head. There is a large collage mural on the other wall.