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Instructions for Use
Anna Teresa Pfeiffer

Making things work - copying, pasting, joining dots. Returning to manual work is like returning to childhood, at the same time it brings me home and lets me create a new one in every place I happen to be. Creating scenes that contain some simple yet absurd and sometimes useless solutions to small problems is my version of "instructions for use" since it’s impossible to write such manual for life.

- Anna Teresa Pfeiffer

Born in 1989 in Sandomierz, Poland. Bachelor’s degree in Press, Advertising and Editorial Photography at The University of Warsaw. Currently studying Master’s degree in Photography at The Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan. Living and working between Milan and Warsaw.

Using digital and traditional photography and mixing it with other media and manual and digital image alteration (cutting, sewing, collages), Pfeiffer is working mostly on the idea of finding or building one's own proper place, own habitat and finding unusual and absurd solutions to even insignificant problems. Being a citizen of the world and moving constantly from place to place has taught her how to quickly stand up again after every vital revolution and to build her home everywhere. Of a linguistic background, the artist believes that making art is translating one's own personal story into a universal language.

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