„The uses for gems are plentiful, but most often, they are used as ornamental stones in the production of jewelry. The car as a ornament, where the turn signals take on the role of the gems – with subtle irony, Valentina Seidel and Susan Pietzsch not only scrutinizing the usual expectations of aesthetics and material wealth, but also presenting an unexpected perspective on something familiar.
(Anne Schloen from the publication „reloaded“, published by Schmuck2 in 2008.)
Technical Data: spring/summer_07 crystals: folded poster as an insert in a daily newspaper, offset print (560x420mm), 2008
spring/summer_07 crystals: produced as a book cover of the publication „reloaded – creative strategies on cars“, offset print (560x420mm), 2008
spring/summer_09 crystals: 3 ink jet prints (560x840mm), 2009
Image: Valentina Seidel / Susan Pietzsch