Gabi Schillig started exploring open systems inspired by Brazilian artist Lygia Clark. Her architecture for the (human) body is taking shapes with the material felt. Objects have a soul, an independent character, and they make us experiment our environment. ‘public receptors’ in New York is the urban enhancement of ‘raum Z E I T kleider’ – two projects by her.
PUBLIC RECEPTORS beneath the skin
MEDIATING SPACE can be seen at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2009 or ordered at merz&solitude. Additionally to her work the book includes statements by Jean-Baptiste Joly, Johan Bettum, Jessica Blaustein, Peter Cook, Susanne Hauser, Sarah Scatturo, Adi Shamir.
Keywords: Lygia Clark, human scale, Gabi Schillig, urbanism, Berlin