Why Furniture is “Survivalist Art”: Dozie Kanu x Rimowa in Milan

Furniture designer Dozie Kanu’s exhibition at Milan’s Spazio Maiocchi, in collaboration with Rimowa, showcased a range of marble “anti-suitcases”, instruments of creative flight rendered heavy, helpless, good only for the inert. There’s a subterfuge at work, Kanu tells Thom Bettridge. It’s a survival strategy for art.