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Gianni Colombo

 
Zoom Squares, 1967/68

Zoom Squares, 1967/68

 

Light-Room-Installation with five projectors.

 
Zoom Squares, 1967/68

"It is our task [...] to give ideas which can only be expressed optically but not for example verbally, and otherwise would stay unarticulated, a concrete realization"

 

 

Gianni Colombo

(from: "Gianni Colombo. Kinetic Objects - Structures - Rooms", Kunsthalle Baden-Baden 1976)

 
Zoom Squares, 1967/68

Born in Milan, 1937

1960 co-founder of the "T-group" in Milan

1963 one of the organizers of "Nouvelle Tendence"

1968 first prize at the XXXIV Biennale di Venezia

Died in Melzo, Milano, 1993

 

The reconstruction of the room installation "Zoom Squares" was carried out with the generous support of Archivio Gianni Colombo in Milan.