• Hannah Villiger

    Blancpain Art Contemporain

    Hannah Villiger’s art combines a sculptural fascination with volume, space, light, and texture with an interest in photography’s mediation of perception. Beginning in the mid ’70s, Villiger made Minimalistinspired sculptures out of wood or Plexiglas while photographing process-oriented phenomena, such as the trajectory in space of a burning palm leaf or the action-reaction of metal balls hitting each other during a game of pétanque. Since 1980, she has concentrated primarily on photographing her own naked body with a Polaroid camera. Villiger enlarges these images to a uniform format, mounts

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