Priscilla Huggable Atomic Mushroom, from the Designs for Fragile Personalities in Anxious Times Project

A work made of reflective fabric and polyester stuffing.

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  • A work made of reflective fabric and polyester stuffing.

Date:

2004

Artist:

Anthony Dunne (English, born 1964)
Fiona Raby (English, born 1963)
Michael Anastassiades (Cypriot, born 1967)

About this artwork

Dunne and Raby’s work is designed to probe and question our relationship with objects. The Huggable Mushroom, developed with Michael Anastassiades, is part of the collection Design for Fragile Personalities in Anxious Times. The soft, toylike object allows users to confront (and cuddle) their fear of nuclear annihilation directly.

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Architecture and Design

Artist

Dunne & Raby

Title

Priscilla Huggable Atomic Mushroom, from the Designs for Fragile Personalities in Anxious Times Project

Date

2004

Medium

Reflective fabric and polyester stuffing

Dimensions

27 × 30 × 30 cm (10 5/8 × 11 7/8 × 11 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Funds provided by the Architecture & Design Society

Reference Number

2017.111

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