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Architecture Ondoyante (2014)

Architecture Ondoyante (2014)

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People

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

Title

Architecture Ondoyante (2014)

Dates of creation

2013-2015

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 16 digital files (85 MB)
  • 4 drawings
  • 3 photographs

Scope and Content

The project series documents the installation "Architecture Ondoyante", designed by Pettena and presented at the FRAC Lorraine in Metz, in 2014. The installation consists of hanging long strips of white plastic on the facades of the FRAC building "to confuse the well-defined and somewhat austere space of the building that hosts the FRAC, wrapping it in light and movement would have overturned the grain of static, centuries-old architecture." [1] A similar installation, "Forgiving Architecture" was realized in 2009 at the Athens Biennale. Another edition of the installation was presented in the exhibition "Gianni Pettena. About non conscious architecture" at the Galleria Giovanni Bonelli in Milan, in 2017.

The project series contains three sketches, a drawing, and photographs and videos of the installation.

Source:

[1] Gianni Pettena website, https://www.giannipettena.it/italiano/opere-1/inst-ondoyante-2014-1/ (last accessed 28 January 2020)

Reference Number

AP207.S1.2014.PR05

Location

Milan Italy

Language of material

English, Italian

Related units of description

  • For material related to Pettena's installation "Forgiving Architecture" see AP207.S1.2009.PR02.

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.2014.PR05.001
    • Title: Drawings of installation, Architecture Ondoyante
    • Dates of creation: Gianni Pettena
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 42.5 x 30 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:

    207-002-023

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.2014.PR05.002
    • Title: Sketches and photographs of the installation, Architecture Ondoyante
    • Dates of creation: circa 2014
    • 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
    • 3 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21.5 x 30 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:

    207-007-037

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.2014.PR05.003
    • Title: Photographs, video of the installation, and project description, Architecture ondoyante
    • Dates of creation: 2013 - 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, Audio/Video Interleaved Format, Microsoft Word for Windows, Raw JPEG Stream

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 digital files (85 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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