Annamaria Leiste
Behütet (Guarded)
22 March – 31 July 2020

Annamaria Leiste considers these hat-shaped brooches as protectors of the heart. Interwoven with perishable materials such as vegetable fibres and linen, the silver interior is revealed only when the fibres start to decay and wear away.

Munich-based artist Annamaria Leiste was born in Milan in 1979. First educated at Parsons School of Design in New York, she went on to study in Otto Künzli’s class at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich between 2010 and 2016.