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Already Seen Portable Landscape (1973)

Already Seen Portable Landscape (1973)

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People

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

Title

Already Seen Portable Landscape (1973)

Dates of creation

1973-2015

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 14 digital files (71 MB)
  • 1 photograph

Scope and Content

The project series documents "Already Seen Portable Landscape", a performance imagined by Pettena as an aftermath of the "About Non-conscious Architecture" series of photographs. "Once the experience of critical interpretation and documentation of “non-conscious” architecture was concluded, the “already seen” landscapes were kept in a suitcase, in the form of photographs, as baggage that served as a reminder, above all for the person who had had that experience, of the story of a particular moment of readiness to look at physical space in an unconventional way." [1]

The project series contains a photograph montage of the pages of the photo album showing the photographs of the project "Non-conscious Architecture" (1972) and a photograph of Pettena with the suitcase containing the album.

Source:

[1] Gianni Pettena website, https://www.giannipettena.it/italiano/opere-1/perf-already-seen-1973-1/ (last accessed 12 November 2019).

Reference Number

AP207.S1.1973.PR01

Location

Italy

Language of material

English, Italian

Related units of description

  • For materials related to the photograph series "About Non-conscious Archirecture", see AP207.S1.1972.PR05 About Non-conscious Architecture (1972-1973).

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1973.PR01.001
    • Title: Montage of photographs of the "non conscious" architecture's photo album, Already Seen Portable Landscape
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photograph

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 42.5 x 30.5 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:

    207-001-015

  • Actions:
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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1973.PR01.002
    • Title: Photographs of the “non conscious” architecture’s photo album and a project description, Already Seen Portable Landscape
    • Dates of creation: 2001 - 2015
    • Form: born digital, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)

    Description:

    Most common file formats: JPEG File Interchange Format, Raw JPEG Stream, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word for Windows

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 digital files (71 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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