Comments on: Those White Plastic Chairs – The Monobloc and the Context-Free Object http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/ Ethan Zuckerman’s online home, since 2003 Thu, 31 May 2018 07:56:57 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 By: What It Means for an Object to Be ‘Context Free’ | Longreads Blog http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-6180829 Tue, 03 Feb 2015 23:15:56 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-6180829 […] of Civic Media Studies, Ethan Zuckerman, explained the significance of the monobloc on his blog a few years ago: “Virtually every object suggests a time and place… The shape of […]

]]>
By: White Plastic Chairs Are Taking Over the World - NEWS | Phones | Nigeria Science | Technology |Computers http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-6146444 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:36:08 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-6146444 […] Director of Civic Media Studies, Ethan Zuckerman, explained the significance of the monobloc on his blog a few years ago: “Virtually every object suggests a time and place… The shape of […]

]]>
By: Friday Photo: Chair and Chair Alike | applycareer.com http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-2808388 Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:13:52 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-2808388 […] infuses this bland yet globally ubiquitous piece of outdoor furniture —officially known as the Monobloc—with personality by contorting it into poses that include that of caped crusader […]

]]>
By: Friday Photo: Chair and Chair Alike | generatecareer.com http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-2808386 Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:07:47 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-2808386 […] infuses this bland yet globally ubiquitous piece of outdoor furniture —officially known as the Monobloc—with personality by contorting it into poses that include that of caped crusader […]

]]>
By: Friday Photo: Chair and Chair Alike | GenerateJob.com http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-2808383 Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:58:04 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-2808383 […] infuses this bland yet globally ubiquitous piece of outdoor furniture —officially known as the Monobloc—with personality by contorting it into poses that include that of caped crusader […]

]]>
By: Friday Photo: Chair and Chair Alike - UnBeige http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-2808382 Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:51:43 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-2808382 […] infuses this bland yet globally ubiquitous piece of outdoor furniture —officially known as the Monobloc—with personality by contorting it into poses that include that of caped crusader […]

]]>
By: James allen http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-2749613 Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:49:54 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-2749613 Great post…. Had been wondering an found you on first google

]]>
By: Accra, Ghana | PlasticChair.org http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-2665492 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:46:14 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-2665492 […] Ethan Zuckermann describes the monobloc plastic chair as a context-free object: Virtually every object suggests a time and place. The Monobloc is one of the few objects I can think of that is free of any specific context. Seeing a white plastic chair in a photograph offers you no clues about where or when you are. […]

]]>
By: Those white plastic chairs « Agnontology http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-2664277 Tue, 22 May 2012 10:03:33 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-2664277 […] Zuckerman on the Monobloc chair, one of the world’s most ubiquitous objects. The Monobloc is a reminder that the world is still filled with the local, the unique, the […]

]]>
By: functionalfate – On the World Chair » Blog Archive » Dancing with the .. Chairs http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2011/04/06/those-white-plastic-chairs-the-monobloc-and-the-context-free-object/comment-page-1/#comment-2501928 Fri, 27 May 2011 06:53:25 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4015#comment-2501928 […] had Flying Bob´s incredible variety act posted here a long time ago, recently linked to a Nigerian dancer – now comes the creative endeavours of Amit and Falon from “Dance India Dance”, […]

]]>