How does collective form work? What are its pros and cons? Workshop with Slovenian artist Tobias Putrih, currently exhibiting a large mobile three-dimensional structure at PLATO.
Slovenian Tobias Putrih is known for his work with everyday materials such as cardboard, styrofoam substances and plywood to produce a diverse range of fragile structures from small modular works to giant installations and cinema environments. He is also known in his work to push the limits and build structures that overhang and seem to be almost about to collapse.
Tobias Putrih was resides and works in New York and Ljubljana. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1997. He then studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in Germany winning the Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation Award in 2002.
Public Collections: Centre Pompidou, Musée National d ́Art Moderne, Paris; Musée d’art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg; Museu d’art Contemporani de Barcelona; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam; Fondazione Prada, Milan.