Fabulae Naturae

Date: 2016
Ref: 5569
Materials: Wall murals, adhesive pannels created in situ
Dimensions: Variable dimensions
Catalogued: Ed. Frisa, Maria Luisa, Fabulae Naturae. Milan: ZegnArt | Marsilio, 2015
Exhibition history: 2016 Ermenegildo Zegna global headquarters, Milan, Italy
Courtesy: ZegnArt and Lucy + Jorge Orta

To coincide with the 2015 Expo Milan, the ZegnArt contemporary art foundation commissioned Lucy + Jorge Orta to create Fabulae Naturae, an installation involving sound, performance and food, transforming the Ermenegildo Zegna Global Headquarters into an immersive environment. Set within the architecture designed by Antonio Citterio, the artists imagined a rain forest-scape comprised of an immense tree drawing, its extending branches interwoven with the imaginary species the artists invented after returning from expedition to the Amazon in 2009.

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