A large installation by Dellefant, exhibited in several cities, was composed of a three-piece landscape made up of the letters ich, signifying 'i' in german. It was the point of departure for the artist to engage in a participatory action. Lucia Dellefant used the answers to a questionnaire on the current mental states and present and future life situations of her exhibition viewers as inspiration for her series life design.
The answers on the questionnaire that pertained to how the visitor to the exhibition wanted to shape his or her life and what visions they held for the future were particularly interesting. The answers offer a representative cross-section of desires. Hand-in-hand with pragmatic thoughts such as 'i would like to have more power for my visions' were wishes such as 'i would like to lead an interesting life and to have a prestig-ious husband'.
One american visitor was quite specific: she wanted 'a house in the countryside, a four-wheel drive and a golden retriever'. Characteristic of the series is a strong tendency towards formal pictorial possibilities.
ich 1999/2000 100 x 180 x 480cm styrophor/ wood/ fabricquer up, Künstlerforum Bonn, art frankfurt
These pictures were made at the art zurich and the Kunstverein Bad Aibling