Andrea Zittel

A while back I came upon the work of this remarkable woman, Andrea Zittel.

ANDREA ZITTEL A PALAZZO PITTI DI FIRENZE DAL 18 GIUGNO AL 16 LUGLIO 2010
ANDREA ZITTEL A PALAZZO PITTI DI FIRENZE DAL 18 GIUGNO AL 16 LUGLIO 2010

Her work stands between several frontiers. Amid her half storage units half rooms pieces, her desert pod bed/spaces, and her garments, one cannot help but question the relationship of boundaries amongst all these disciplines in the shaping of space.

She has travelled through different mediums in a never ending quest on how to build habitats, on how to understand human nature.

‘A-Z Wagon Stations’ projects
‘A-Z Wagon Stations’ project

I find very interesting her approach on craftsmanship, which I believe relates to space but also time in a style reminiscent of the XVIII century mastery. That of humans and tools, more than humans and machines. The process and the ageing being omnipresent and an integral part to her making.

She has so far participated in events such as the Biennale di Venezia, Documenta in Kassel, the Whitney Museum Biennial and held a large personal exhibition at the Schaulager Museum in Basel. And she won in 2012 the Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts.

These videos below will give you glimps on her and her methods. They show part of her work, and the people who use it. We can also see a bit of her methods and the people who work for/with her.



Hope you enjoy discovering her work!

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