artist profile | LEA SCHLATTER

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Lea is an Auckland based photographer, born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland 1992. Raised in New Zealand, she completed her BFA degree at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design.

“Recently I had an opportunity to collaborate with Avondale Primary School’s eco-warriors (Rm18) to create a 3D model of the suburb. With commotion often happening above ground, the purpose of this project was to draw attention to what’s below it. The eco-warriors began by constructing a giant map to reference home – from there we collected materials found in particular locations around Avondale through walking and exploring together. The outcome of this adventure became a bilboard installation work at the Whau festival site.”

Recent shows: 2015 – Strata, Whau festival. Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand. 2015 – (Co-curator of) Bigfoot, House show. Wairiki Rd, Mt Eden. Auckland, New Zealand. 2015 – Off Broadway. North Art Gallery. Auckland, New Zealand. 2014 – (Curator of) We are…

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