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Zeno, una cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture] (1972-1980)

Zeno, una cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture] (1972-1980)

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People

  • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)
  • Alessandro Poli (architect)

Title

Zeno, una cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture] (1972-1980)

Dates of creation

1972-1980

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • Approximately 57 artefacts
  • 38 drawings
  • 2 photographs
  • 1 artist book
  • 1 publication

Scope and Content

Project series documents Poli's research and design work on his major project about a peasant farmer named Zeno from Riparbella. This project, entitled "Zeno, una cultura autosufficiente," was presented at the 1978 Venice Biennale with Superstudio as "La Coscienza di Zeno (Zeno's consciousness)". The project also appears to have some overlap with another research project in which Poli and other members of Superstudio were involved: Culture materiale extraurbane. This involved research and the development of a course in the architecture programme at the University of Florence on research into traditional tools and other aspects of rural material culture. The research work on rural culture was published in the magazine Modo (no.7) in March 1978. The Zeno project reflects a major project in Poli's output, with work beginning on it in 1972 and into 1980.

There are numerous narratives at work in this project. There is the narrative of Zeno's relationship to the small house built by his grandfather and in which he was born, and has always lived. Alongside this, is Poli's interest in Zeno's relationship to his tools, his clothes, all the material elements of his life in the only house he has ever known. The fictional narrative that Poli weaves into this project involves an imagined encounter between Zeno and astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Poli's fascination with Zeno's material culture extends into a comparison of these two men and their physical interactions with their worlds: both self-sufficient capsules of a kind.

Material in this project includes a large number of drawings and collages depicting different domestic and working spaces and tools in Zeno's life. A number of these drawings feature artefacts, such as cloth pillowcases, metal pieces, and a rope. In addition, the project series includes a number of physical artefacts, such as tools and even Zeno's door. A notable element in this series is an artist book by Poli which features a catalogue or register of elements in Zeno's life, detailing everything about his spaces, his working days, and even the food he eats.

Reference Number

AP148.S1.1972.PR01

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.001
    • Title: Collage and drawing with a small photograph of Zeno, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1970
    • Form: drawings, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Features a small black and white photo and drawing on yellow cardstock.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 100 × 70 cm (39 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-001-015

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400251
      • Portrait of Zeno affixed to posterboard for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.002
    • Title: Drawing of Zeno's tools, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1970
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 34 × 42 cm (13 3/8 × 16 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-002-008

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400252
      • Sketch of Zeno's tools for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.003
    • Title: Collage and text on Cultura Materiale valore d'uso (material culture, use value), Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1972
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Features a small black and white photograph.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21 × 30 cm (8 1/4 × 11 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-004-020

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400253
      • Notes with sketch and photograph for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.004
    • Title: Collaged research notes on the site of Zeno's home and shed, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1972
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 drawings

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-004-021

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400254
      • Collaged research notes on the site of Zeno's home and shed for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400255
      • Collaged research notes on the site of Zeno's home and shed for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400256
      • Collaged research notes on the site of Zeno's home and shed for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.005.1
    • Title: Project description, notes and drawings, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1972-1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Related units of description:

    • Due to differences in size, material in this file was separated across 2 folders. The continuation of the project description is in file AP148.S1.1972.PR01.005.2 (see folder 148-004-022 T).

    Folder Number:

    148-002-010

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400258
      • Sketch diagrams for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400259
      • Sketch site plan with notes for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400260
      • Sketch elevation for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400261
      • Sketch diagram for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400262
      • Sketches with notes for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400263
      • Elevation and sketch perspective for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400264
      • Sketches with annotations for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.005.2
    • Title: Project description, notes and drawings, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1972-1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Related units of description:

    • Due to differences in size, material in this file was separated across 2 folders. The first part of the project description is in file AP148.S1.1972.PR01.005.1 (see folder 148-002-010 S).

    Folder Number:

    148-004-022

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400265
      • Project description with additional notes and photographs for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
      • Form: textual records
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      • ARCH400266
      • Project description with additional notes and sketches for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400267
      • Project description with additional notes for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.006
    • Title: Artist book, I Conti di Zeno, featuring a catalogue (registrare) of Zeno's belongings, home and life, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1972-1974
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 artist book

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Copyright:

    © Alessandro Poli

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400517
      • Artist book, I Conti di Zeno, featuring a catalogue (registrare) of Zeno's belongings, home and life for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.007
    • Title: Drawing of a hook, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1972-1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 15 × 100 cm (5 7/8 × 39 3/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-001-016

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.008
    • Title: Cultura materiale (material culture) presentation panel and course outline, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1973-1978
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Panel features Superstudio text on material culture and Zeno in English.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 85 × 60 cm (33 7/16 × 23 5/8 in.) sheet (largest): 70 × 100 cm (27 9/16 × 39 3/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Language of material:

    English

    Folder Number:

    148-001-017

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400269
      • Presentation panel for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400270
      • Course outline for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.010
    • Title: Collages, photographs, and drawings comparing the homes, tools, and clothes of Zeno and Buzz Aldrin, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980?
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 9

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Poli identifies these drawings as being prepared for publication in the magazine Abitare in April 2013. It is unclear whether the material dates from the 1972 or 2013.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 × 30 cm (8 1/4 × 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 50 × 40 cm (19 11/16 × 15 3/4 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-002-011

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.011
    • Title: Photograph of Zeno Fiaschi in his kitchen, with annotations, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photograph

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 30 × 40 cm (11 13/16 × 15 3/4 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-002-012

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400281
      • Portrait with annotations of Zeno Fiaschi in his kitchen for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.012
    • Title: Collage drawing, Avvicinamento dei planeti - Zeno incontra Aldrin a Riparbella (Approaching the planets - Zeno meets Aldrin in Riparbella), Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 100 × 70 cm (39 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-001-018

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.013
    • Title: Self-sufficient hut: Site drawings of Zeno's house, shed, and surrounding area, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Poli titled these drawings Self-sufficient hut and identifies them as being prepared for Col d'Orfeo in 1976.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 × 36 cm (11 × 14 3/16 in.) sheet (largest): 60 × 50 cm (23 5/8 × 19 11/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-017-002

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400283
      • Elevations and site plan for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400284
      • Elevation and diagram for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400285
      • Axonometric projections, diagram and elevation for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH400286
      • Sketch elevation for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH400287
      • Elevation with details for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400288
      • Site plan and elevation for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400289
      • Annotated map of Italy showing the location of Apecchio for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.014
    • Title: Drawings of Zeno's bedroom, with cloth pillowcases, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Numbered 1 and 2, these collage drawings feature extensive notes on material culture and include a photograph and cotton pillowcases.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 100 × 70 cm (39 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-016-001

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.015
    • Title: Drawing of Zeno's bedroom, with wall hanging, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1972
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes a cardboard representation of a sacred image hanging above Zeno's bed.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 100 × 70 cm (39 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-016-004

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400292
      • Cross section and elevations with notes and collage elements for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.016
    • Title: Drawing and photograph of a glass bottle tool, with metal wiring, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Form: drawings, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    The drawing includes typed notes and a piece of metal wire. The large black and white photograph depicts the object in situ at Zeno's house.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing and 1 photograph

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 100 × 70 cm (39 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Related units of description:

    • A prototype or model of this object is also included in the project series.

    Folder Number:

    148-018-003

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH400293
      • Sketch of a glass bottle tool, with metal wiring for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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      • ARCH400294
      • Glass bottle tool for Zeno, une cultura autosufficiente [Zeno, a self-sufficient culture]
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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.017
    • Title: Collage drawings of Zeno's tools, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Drawings with photographs and substantial notes on Zeno's material culture.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 100 × 70 cm (39 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-001-007

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.018
    • Title: Collage drawing of Zeno's door, with metal fragment, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 100 × 70 cm (39 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-017-003

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.019
    • Title: Collage drawing of a filtering tool, with cloth, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 100 × 70 cm (39 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-016-002

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.020
    • Title: Collage drawing of a hook tool, with cloth rope, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: 1976-1978
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 100 × 70 cm (39 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-016-003

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.021
    • Title: Hooks, nails, and other tools from Zeno's material culture, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Various metal and wood tool objects.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 32 artefacts

    Physical Description:

    Objects are divided in 2 boxes.

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.022
    • Title: Wood and metal hook tool, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    A tool in three parts: a piece of wood with plastic and metal, and two smaller wood pieces with metal elements.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 artefacts

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Copyright:

    © Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.023
    • Title: Chain and hool tool, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    A tool in two parts: a long metal chain and a wood and metal hook.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 artefacts

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.024
    • Title: Filtering tool, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    A colander type tool with a cloth for filtering.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 artefact

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

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    © Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.025
    • Title: Candelabro imbuto (funnel candlestick), Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    A candlestick implement, with a metal funnel and cloth.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 artefacts

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

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    © Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.026
    • Title: Stand for dishes and cutlery, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    A type of stand for Zeno's plate and bowl with chains dangling to hold his glass and cutlery. Includes the plate, bowl and glass.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 artefacts

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.027
    • Title: Hook tool, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    A metal hook with four prongs.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 artefact

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Copyright:

    © Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.028
    • Title: Scatola-forbici (Scissor box with sharpening stone), Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Small metal box with a sharpening stone implement.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 artefacts

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.029
    • Title: Contenitore per liquidi (Container for liquids), Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Large glass bottle with basket and metal wiring, and a metal funnel.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 artefacts

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Copyright:

    © Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.030
    • Title: Contenitore (Container with bamboo cane and 2 glass bottles), Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    A long cane handle with a circular metal base in which to place glassware.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 artefacts

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.031
    • Title: Tool for collecting grapes, tomatoes, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    A long cane handle tool.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 artefact

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1972.PR01.032
    • Title: Zeno's door, Zeno, a self-sufficient culture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1972-1980
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    A wooden door, with two separate iron pieces.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 artefacts

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

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