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Quarry (1971)

Quarry (1971)

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People

  • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
  • Gianni Pettena (artist)

Title

Quarry (1971)

Dates of creation

1971-2015

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 7 digital files (7 MB)
  • 3 drawings

Scope and Content

The project series documents Pettena's project "Quarry". It consists of a series of three drawings showing a quarry wall painted in pink washed away by a rain storm, consequently creating and leading to the formation of a small lake of pink water at the bottom of the quarry. A camera, placed on the opposite side of the quarry, films the whole process. "The drawing traces an intervention in three successive phases in a context modified by the work of human beings and then reconquered by nature [...]." [1]

The project series contains drawings of the three successive phases, one showing the painted wall, the second showing the rain storm, and the last one showing the lake formed at the bottom of the quarry with the pink stained water. It also includes project descriptions in English and in Italian.

Source:

[1] Gianni Pettena website, https://www.giannipettena.it/italiano/opere-1/nat-quarry-1971-1/ (last accessed 11 November 2019)

Reference Number

AP207.S1.1971.PR03

Location

Italy

Language of material

English, Italian

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1971.PR03.001
    • Title: Drawings of the three phases, Quarry
    • Dates of creation: circa 1971
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
    • Gianni Pettena (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 29 x 22.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    207-005-017

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1971.PR03.002
    • Title: Project descriptions and digitized drawings for the three phases, Quarry
    • Dates of creation: 2010 - 2015
    • Form: drawings, born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)

    Description:

    Most common file formats: JPEG File Interchange Format, Microsoft Word for Windows

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 digital files (7 MB)

    Credit line:

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

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