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Andrea Zittel

Regen Projects

This exhibition paired a prototype for a sculpture or design project by Andrea Zittel with Sufficient Self, 2004, a PowerPoint presentation of images accompanied by the artist’s casually written comments chronicling her life and work at A-Z West, her expanded cabin and surrounding property on the edge of the Mojave Desert town of Joshua Tree. Over the past few years, Zittel has transformed this site into a base for ongoing experimentation with the development and alteration of products for living, including transportation, shelter, clothing, furniture, storage, food, and utensils. Alongside this visual diary, which was presented on a wall-hung flat-screen monitor, was A-Z Homestead Unit from A-Z West, with Raugh Furniture, 2001–2004, a functional model for a small, shed-like, quickly erectable, steel-and-plywood shelter equipped with a few basic comforts and necessities: camping stove,

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