Studio Orta - Lucy + Jorge Orta: Pattern Book, an introduction to collaborative practices

Lucy + Jorge Orta: Pattern Book, an introduction to collaborative practices

Publisher: Black Dog Publishing, London
Date: 2009
Type: Monograph. Soft cover, 160 pages, 21 x 29,5cm, full colour throughout
ISBN: 10: 1 904772 75 7 & 13: 978 1 904772 75 0
Language: English

Pattern Book identifies different approaches to collaborative making and co-creation, through a series of the projects initiated by Lucy + Jorge Orta spanning twenty-years of their practice.

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Studio Orta - Antarctica: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Antarctica: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Publisher: Electa Mondadori, Italy
Date: 2008
Type: Hard Cover, 174 pages, full colour plates, 22 x 27cm
ISBN: 978-88-370-6087-9
Language: English and Italian

Both a site for the artists’ emblematic ephemeral artwork Antarctic Village and a metaphor for their practice, the Antarctica project addresses issues relating to the environment, politics, autonomy, habitat, mobility and relationships among peoples.

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Studio Orta - Collective Space: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Collective Space: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Publisher: IXIA / ARTicle Press*, New Thinking in Public Art, UK
Date: 2006
Type: Soft cover, 96 pages, colour illustrations, 15 x 21cm
ISBN: 187-33-5234-4
Language: English

The artists explain the concept and methods they employ to imagine and stage the participatory pubic work 7 x 7 The Meal, using the streets of London as a test ground for an open-air meal gathering 5,000 guests.

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Studio Orta - Drink Water! Lucy + Jorge Orta

Drink Water! Lucy + Jorge Orta

Publisher: Gli Ori, Italy
Date: 2005
Type: Soft cover, 160 pages, black and white, 15 x 21,5 cm
ISBN: 887-33-6169-2
Language: English and Italian

The catalogue for the artists solo exhibition at the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa (2005) takes the form of an artists' sketchbook of ideas for playful sculpture that can purify and distribute clean water.

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Studio Orta - Lucy Orta: contemporary artist series

Lucy Orta: contemporary artist series

Publisher: Phaidon Press, UK
Date: 2003
Type: Soft cover, 160 pages, 200 colour illustrations, 25 x 29 cm
ISBN: 10: 0714843008 / 13: 9780714843001
Language: English

On overview of Lucy Orta's sculptural, performative and socially engaged work during the 1990’s that examines the social bonds within communities and the relationships between individuals and their environments.

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Studio Orta - Body Architecture: Lucy Orta

Body Architecture: Lucy Orta

Publisher: Verlag Silke Schreiber, Munich
Date: 2003
Type: Monograph. Soft Cover, 144 pages, 200 colour illustrations, 20 x 26 cm
ISBN: 388-96-0066-2
Language: English

Body Architecture explores Lucy Orta's historic works, Refuge Wear, Nexus Architecture and Connector Body Architecture, to reveal ways in which the perceptions of space plays a crucial role in the construction of personal and collective identity.

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Studio Orta - Process of Transformation: Lucy Orta

Process of Transformation: Lucy Orta

Publisher: Editions Jean-Michel Place, Paris
Date: 1999
Type: Monograph. Soft cover 160 pages, colour illustrations, 17 x 24 cm
ISBN: 9 782858 934027
Language: French and English

The staging of a social bond is the common denominator linking Lucy Orta's different works and Process of Transformation examines her interest in operational aesthetics as a form of community empowerment.

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Studio Orta - Incandescence, crónica de 100 fuegos: Jorge Orta

Incandescence, crónica de 100 fuegos: Jorge Orta

Publisher: Editions Jean-Michel Place, Paris
Date: 1998
Type: Soft cover, 160 pages, colour illustrations, 17 x 24cm
ISBN: 9 782858 934041
Language: French, English and Spanish

Catalogue for the exhibition curated by Catherine Petitgas at the Alma Gallery London (1997), which presents the earth paintings resulting from Jorge Orta's ephemermal Light Works.

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Studio Orta - Transparence, the hidden face of light: Jorge Orta

Transparence, the hidden face of light: Jorge Orta

Publisher: Editions Jean-Michel Place, Paris
Date: 1997
Type: Soft cover, 144 pages, colour illustrations, 17 x 24cm
ISBN: 2 85893 290 5
Language: French and Englsh

The Hidden Face of Light captures the staging of the ephemeral work Jorge Orta created for the Argentine representation at the XLVI Venice International Art Biennale (1995).

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Studio Orta - Refuge Wear: Lucy Orta

Refuge Wear: Lucy Orta

Publisher: Editions Jean-Michel Place, Paris
Date: 1996
Type: Soft cover, 96 pages, colour illustrations, 17 x 24cm
ISBN: 9 782858 932726
Language: French and English

The first appearance of Refuge Wear, Body Architectue and Nexus Architecture and an interview with urbanist and philosopher Paul Virilio positions the work of Lucy Orta throughout the 1990's in the avant-guard.

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