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Human Space (2012)

Human Space (2012)

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People

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

Title

Human Space (2012)

Dates of creation

2011-2015

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 19 digital files (223 MB)
  • 3 drawings
  • 2 photographs

Scope and Content

The project series documents the installation "Human Wall", designed by Pettena for the Galleria Enrico Fornello in Milan in 2012. The installation consists of a wall made of handmade balls of clay on which the handprints from making the clay balls intentionally remain. "The physicality and action of constructing is also accentuated here by the use of a natural material, clay, whose malleability and lack of homogeneity in themselves generate architecture, an architecture that can however be directed toward a mental use of space." [1] Another edition of this installation was presented at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in Salt Lake City in 2012.

The project series contains drawings showing the construction of the installation and photographs of the installation.

Source:

[1] Gianni Pettena website, https://www.giannipettena.it/italiano/opere-1/inst-human-space-2012-1/ (last accessed 27 January 2020)

Reference Number

AP207.S1.2012.PR06

Location

Salt Lake City Utah United States

Language of material

English, Italian

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.2012.PR06.001
    • Title: Drawings showing the creation process, Human Space
    • Dates of creation: circa 2012
    • 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:

    sheet (smallest): 30.5 x 23.5 cm sheet (largest): 36 x 51.5 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:

    207-002-019

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.2012.PR06.002
    • Title: Photographs of the installation, Human Space
    • Dates of creation: circa 2012
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 photographs

    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:

    207-007-026

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.2012.PR06.003
    • Title: Digitized drawings, photographs of the installations, and project description, Human Space
    • Dates of creation: 2011 - 2015
    • Form: drawings, born digital, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)

    Description:

    Most common file formats: JPEG File Interchange Format, Exchangeable Image File Format (Compressed), MPEG-4 Media File, Microsoft Word for Windows

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 digital files (223 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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