The story of 'From Below'
“Forgotten materials and production processes should be placed in a new context to communicate their relevance.”
According to Philipp, the digitalization of our everyday surroundings is distancing us from the physical world. His project, a collaboration with a German coking plant, reveals the strange beauty of the material called “coke”. His pioneering work shows the backside of steel production, revealing a process we usually do not get in touch with. His research places this little known concept in a new context to show its importance.