Jorge was invited to participate at Manifesto, a show curated by Jana Zielinski & Jiří Macek that celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Designblok. The festival commissioned different international designers to create new work that could demonstrate his/her own design vision. The exhibition was held at the beautiful Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace in Prague.
Taking into consideration the Czech context and its renowned glass industry, Jorge studied the properties of this material and decided to concentrate on the technical attributes rather than its – commonly explored – aesthetical qualities.
He decided to further develop an exercise initiated last year for his solo show at Madrid-based gallery Machado-Muñoz. With a metal buckle and a leather strap Jorge created
Look Mum no UV!: a simple yet versatile constructive system that explore glass connections in an unorthodox manner.
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