Piet Baumgartner

Exhibit Dates

05/14/2024- 08/18/2024

Piet Baumgartner / Rio Wolta 2018–2023

DRONES OVER ALL (A TRIBUTE TO PIPILOTTI), Piet Baumgartner 2018 — video installation using 12 drones and 1 baseball bat

CHOREOGRAPHIES, Piet Baumgartner / Rio Wolta 2015–2018 — video series installation using 3 cranes, 3 scissor lifts, 5 robotic lawn mowers, several sheep, and 2 excavators

BITTERSWEET TEA SYMPHONY, Rio Wolta / Piet Baumgartner 2022 — art installation involving 200 kettles boiling, vibrating, and steaming

SHOWROOM, Rio Wolta / Piet Baumgartner 2018 — performance using 5,000 tennis balls, 10 tennis ball machines, 4 performers, 3 musicians, and 1 dog

About the artist:

Piet Baumgartner is an experienced visual artist and director with a transdisciplinary approach to film, fine arts, and theater. Piet works both independently and in collaboration with Rio Wolta, and has won numerous international awards. He is based in Zurich, where he also teaches at the F+F School of Art and Design.

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