Lucy + Jorge Orta : Food Water Life (Hardcover) - Orta, Lucy/ Orta, Jorge

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Since founding Studio Orta in 1993, the Paris-based husband-and-wife team of Lucy and Jorge Orta has produced an extensive body of work that addresses universal concerns about community, shelter, migration, and sustainable development. Beyond merely addressing these issues artistically, their work suggests solutions by modeling fresh approaches to social dilemmas. Their often-playful projects incorporate elements of fashion, art, and architecture, whichthey combine with performances, multimedia events, and public debates. Featuring hundreds of drawings and photographs, Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food, Water, Life presents recent works that fall into the categories offood, water, and the environment. An interview by curator and critic Hou Hanru provides insight into the artists'' processes and motivations.

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Publisher Chronicle Books Llc
Mfg Part# 9781568989914
SKU 217316937
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1568989911
Release Date 8/13/2012
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 10H x 8.25L x 0.75T
From the Publisher
Editors Note Since founding Studio Orta in 1993, the Paris-based husband-and-wife team of Lucy and Jorge Orta has produced an extensive body of work that addresses universal concerns about community, shelter, migration, and sustainable development. Beyond merely addressing these issues artistically, their work suggests solutions by modeling fresh approaches to social dilemmas. Their often-playful projects incorporate elements of fashion, art, and architecture, which they combine with performances, multimedia events, and public debates. Featuring hundreds of drawings and photographs, Lucy Jorge Orta: Food, Water, Life presents recent works that fall into the categories of food, water, and the environment. An interview by curator and critic Hou Hanru provides insight into the artists' processes and motivations.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0192
Publisher Princeton Architectural Press
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