Au cours des trente dernières années, Peter Zumthor s'est ouvert à son travail à travers de nombreuses interviews, conversations et autres conférences sans que bon nombre d'entre elles n'aient été néanmoins jamais publiées.
Ce DVD réalisé à l'occasion de l'exposition Dear to Me, au Kunsthaus de Bregenz, présente des conversations inédites entre C.Schaub et l'architecte, mêlées à d'autres témoignages, offrant ainsi comme un collage, qui explore le travail de Zumthor des années 80 à aujourd'hui.
Over the past thirty years, world-renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor
has opened up on his work in numerous interviews, conversations,
lectures, and other talks, offering copious insights into the contexts
of his work and his self-conception as an artist. Many of these
interviews and talks have been recorded, yet most have also been to this
Peter Zumthor Talks About His Work
pairs the renowned architect with celebrated film director and
documentarian Christoph Schaub for a lavish biographic film collage that
draws from the interviews and talks. It spans all of Zumthor's career,
from the 1980s to the present, and explores his entire body of
award-winning work. It also introduces viewers to Zumthor the person,
showing how he has evolved over three decades yet remains much the same
man. Characterized by consistency and authenticity, his comments show
him following his inner compass and ideals. In addition to archival
material, the film also features wholly new conversations between
Zumthor and Schaub, recorded especially for this compilation.
Produced to coincide with Dear to Me, an exhibition curated by Zumthor for the Kunsthaus Bregenz, Peter Zumthor Talks About His Work
is a richly produced and visually stunning portrait of the acclaimed
architect, a sincere tribute to its subject and a work of art in its own