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Andrea Canepa

Born in 1980, Lima, Peru

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany, Valencia, Spain

Overview

Andrea Canepa uses drawing, sculpture and textiles to explore systems and patterns in societal and cultural knowledge. Her practice is centred around the human tendency to control and make sense of complex reality through processes of categorising, organising and classifying. Incorporating found objects, such as maps, books, scales, and Oriental rugs, Canepa reorganises reality away from normative knowledge of the late capitalist age. To do so, she applies alternative organisational criteria, su...Read more