In our regular feature Collection Rotation, a guest selects from SFMOMA’s collection works online. This fall artists with Bay Area ties take over the series. In addition to their rotations, we asked each artist to answer poet Robert Duncan’s request to students in his 1958 Workshop in Basic Techniques and provide us with a set of influences for their work — a “constellation of their genius.” Today, please welcome Annie Albagli.
In my travels and moves, I find that my work shifts to reflect certain nuances of a new location. There is a parallel narrative to which I respond: one of the changing landscape around me and its particular color story alongside the community of each new place. These different dynamics influence the narrative and trajectory of my work.
Robert Duncan’s request to students in his 1958 Workshop in Basic Techniques. We asked our guests to replace “poet” with “artist”:
Anne Albagli’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and has included public and social practice projects in the United States and Middle East. For more information on Albagli’s work, please visit anniealbagli.com.