Studio Orta - The Lost Species Handbook - from the everyday to the extraordinary

The Lost Species Handbook - from the everyday to the extraordinary

Publisher: University of the Arts London
Date: 2021
Type: Softcover, 40 pages, full colour illustrations throughout, 17 x 23,5cm
ISBN: 978-1-906908-71-3
Language: English

Illustrated by Lucy Orta with texts by historian Sophie Page, the handbook describes the social and symbolic bonds humans and animals once shared and reveals how humans have contributed to the decline of Britain’s wildlife since the Middle Ages.

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Studio Orta - Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food in the Public Sphere

Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food in the Public Sphere

Publisher: Black Dog Publishing Limited, London
Date: 2016
Type: Hard cover, 238 pages, full colour throughout, 23.5 x 29cm
ISBN: 978 1910 433 805
Language: English

This book brings together the artists’ body of work, conducted over a 20-year period that draws people into a reflective experience of art, through objects and processes that combine the aesthetics of producing, cooking, and eating food.

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Studio Orta - Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food / Water / Life

Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food / Water / Life

Publisher: Actes Sud, Arles and Parc de la Villette, Paris
Date: 2014
Type: Soft cover, 130 pages, full colour throughout, 17 x 24cm
ISBN: 978-2-330-03197-8
Language: French

The universal topics -Food Water Life- are explored through the artworks by Lucy + Jorge Orta along with the processes the artists’ deploy to mobilise communities around the world to become creative agents for awareness and change.

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Studio Orta - 70 x 7 The Meal XXIV

70 x 7 The Meal XXIV

Publisher: Mural Arts Program Philadelphia
Date: 2013
Type: Soft cover, 48 pages, full colour throughout, 23 x 15cm
ISBN: 978-0-9903870-0-8
Language: English

A summary of the engagement processes and outcomes of the staging of 70x7 The Meal, for 900 people in the city of Philadelphia. The Meal reinforces notions of how public art has vast potential for bringing awareness of need for social change.

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Studio Orta - Potential Architecture: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Potential Architecture: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Publisher: Damiani, Bologna
Date: 2013
Type: Paperback 224 pages full colour throughout, 16,5 x 23,5cm
ISBN: 9788862082907
Language: English

The artists fascination with cell biology and the process of differentiation is explored through drawing, glass blowing and model making. The resulting sculptures becomes new spaces for habitation.

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Studio Orta - Food Water Life: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Food Water Life: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press, New York
Date: 2012
Type: Hard Cover, 192 pages, full colour plates, 22 x 26cm
ISBN: 978-1-56898-991-4
Language: English

The universal topics -Food Water Life- are explored through the work of Lucy + Jorge Orta along with the processes the artists’ deploy to mobilise communities around the world to become creative agents for awareness and change.

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Studio Orta - Lucy + Jorge Orta: Fabulae Romanae

Lucy + Jorge Orta: Fabulae Romanae

Publisher: Marsilio Editore, Venice
Date: 2012
Type: Monograph. Soft cover 120 pages, full colour illustrated, 22 x 28cm /
ISBN: 978-88-317-1338
Language: English

Fabulae Romanae takes the reader on a symbolic journey across the city of Rome through a series of performances played out by ‘spirits’, who trace a fantastical other-wordly map of the city.

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Studio Orta - Clouds | Nuages: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Clouds | Nuages: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Publisher: Damiani, Bologna
Date: 2011
Type: Paperback 224 pages full colour throughout, 16,5 x 23,5cm
ISBN: 10: 8862082169 / 13: 978-8862082167
Language: English / French

Clouds describes the collaborative process of modelling waste plastic bottles with students from the School of Architecture in Versailles (énsa-v) and was published to coincide with the exhibition of the resulting sculptures at La Maréchalerie gallery.

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Studio Orta - Light Works: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Light Works: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Publisher: Black Dog Publishing, London
Date: 2010
Type: Hard cover, 239 pages, full colour plates, 23.5 x 28.5 cm
ISBN: 978-1-907317-04-0
Language: English

A survey of the artists’ breath-taking ephemeral light projections throughout the 1990’s. Landscapes, monuments and heritage sites become the grandiose stages onto which symbols and pictograms of their imaginary planetary alphabet are projected.

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Studio Orta - Mapping the Invisible: EU-Roma Gypsies

Mapping the Invisible: EU-Roma Gypsies

Publisher: Black Dog Publishing, London
Date: 2010
Type: Paperback book edited by Lucy Orta. 192 pages 153 b/w and colour ills, 21 x 29 cm
ISBN: 13: 978 1 906155 91 9
Language: English

Edited by Lucy Orta, Mapping the Invisible documents and concludes a three-year study conducted by a group of architects, designers and artists with Roma communities in Greece, Romania, Italy and the UK.

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