In these two interviews, which took place in her home in Paris, Adnan talks about her painting practice, her poetry, and the philosophical element to her work. These conversations and the paintings shown reveal the unique personal world of this major artist born in 1925, whose work is inextricably bound together with the people, travels, and places that have marked her life.
15 : 00 Art : Etel Adnan 1
Etel Adnan talks to Hans Ulrich Obrist, curator and director of the Serpentine Gallery in London, 2019 (17’)
This film is part of the HENI Talks series, a non-commercial initiative that aims to provide insights into art history to a wide public and support arts education by involving leading figures from the art world.
15 : 30 Art : Etel Adnan 2
Etel Adnan talks to Sabine Schaschl, curator and director of the Museum Haus Konstruktiv in Zurich, 2015 (10’)
This film was made during Adnan’s solo exhibition at Zurich‘s Museum Haus Konstruktiv in 2015.