LOT 10
Eva Szumilas
The Magic Pill, 2021
Polished Stainless Steel
17.5 x 63 cm

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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About This Artwork

My First-Aid kit, essential in every home, car and workplace designed for this special cause reflects the surreal reality we live in since October 2019. Shortage of fuel, electricity and medicines. We all hope for a miracle, “THE MAGIC PILL '' that will cure us all. And like in The Matrix movie, "red pill" and "blue pill" refer to a choice between the willingness to learn a potentially unsettling or life-changing truth by taking the red pill or remaining in contented ignorance with the blue pill. Morpheus: “You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes" Today I offer you "red pill" as a mind opening uncomfortable truth about the world surrounding us, about reality we live in, about choices and decisions we can take to make this place a better world for our next generations. It’s a wake up call, a call for a change. Don’t miss it! For those who prefer to live in denial, an imaginary fairy tale, a blue pill is available on request.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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  • About Eva Szumilas

    Eva Szumilas was born in Poland in 1977. Studied architecture at Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland; where she graduated with a Master Degree in Architecture and City Planning in 2002. She has connected love for design and architecture and love for wanderings in oneself. Since 2004 she has been living and working in Cyprus, Ireland and Lebanon, in Beirut for the last 7 years working as an architect and furniture and product designer at the same time. Her work is poetry of functionality with powerful aesthetics and is fueled by her life experiences, background and passions influenced by both Middle Eastern and European cultures. Her work has been shown in Paris, London and Dubai, and published in few international magazines: AD France, AD Germany and Taschen.

    LOT 10
    Eva Szumilas
    The Magic Pill

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    LOT 10

    Eva Szumilas

    The Magic Pill


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