Barbara Breitenfellner in her studio...texts and interviews online

copyright Barbara Breitenfellner, 2007
The workspace of Austrian-born Berliner, collagist and installation artist Barbara Breitenfellner is host to an elaborate rigging of books, boxes and trays that more closely resembles a chemistry lab than a cutting table. A long worktable lines one blue wall of her home-studio, whereon clippings brew in piles, paper churns in various stages of doing and undoing, and cans of spray glue await their day. Wallabies and bombshells rotate in and out of circulation, off the shelf, out of the book, off the page, into the hash, out of the hash, then either onto the page, into the frame and back onto the wall, or into a box for another chance at reincarnation. (text by Elizabeth Pusack) Read more