Beginning with the first thing that comes to mind. Nella sua prima personale in Italia, Hefti presenta una serie di fotogrammi colorati intitolati 'In memory to Phlogiston', ottenuti mettendo le spore della pianta Lycopodium direttamente sulla carta fotografica e usando la luce per imprimere l'immagine.
In February and March 2011, Fluxia is presenting two short solo exhibitions
dedicated to Alfred Boman (February 3-25) and Raphael Hefti (March 3-25).
Raphael Hefti lives and works in London. He studied at the ECAL in
Lausanne, Switzerland, and the Slade School of Fine Art, London.
Hefti uses photography as a sort of experimental method, a tool with which
to analyse and explore the history of materials and his interest in
In his first solo exhibition in Italy, Hefti shows a series of seven unique color photograms intitled In memory to Phlogiston, obtained putting the spores of the plant Lycopodium directly on the photographic paper and using light to sculpt the space within the image.
Raphael Hefti (Biel, Switzerland, 1978). Recent solo exhibitions: 2009, Things in the Air, Museum Bell Park, Kriens. Recent group exhibitions: The sun is the tongue, the shadow is the language, Ancient & Modern Gallery, London; The Amazone Conversation, Raum zur Kunst, Basel, CH; Kunst Vlaai, Westergasfabrik, Amsterdam.
Opening 2 Marzo 2011, ore 19
via Ciro Menotti, 9 - Milano