DENVER, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Discover the art of living at the upcoming Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) Collapsing Time Lecture Series. Join visiting artist Andrea Zittel as she explores limitations of living space and living without measured time. In a lecture titled «How to Live?» Zittel will discuss her works which try to comprehend broad values such as freedom, security, authorship, and expertise and illuminate how we attribute significance to structures or ways of life and how that attribution can be subjective, arbitrary, or even outright invented.

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Currently living in Joshua Tree, CA, Zittel received her BFA from San Diego State University, and MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her first post-school venture was A-Z East, a small row house in Brooklyn turned into a showroom and testing grounds for her prototypes for living. She returned to the west coast to found A-Z West—the current site of her studio practice. Zittel’s work has been included in major group exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale, Documenta, and the Whitney Biennial. She has had solo exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, the Whitney Museum of American Art and more.

«With a lot of my work I have been trying to show how these concepts of individualism are reflected in our homes and possessions. A few hundred years ago, the private individual realm didn’t exist in people’s homes. Now we’re so obsessed with the details of our homes and how they reflect our personalities and our characters. And this seems to coincide perfectly with a new emphasis on peoples’ inner selves. The two go hand in hand—so that in some ways our interiors have actually become externalized reflections of our soul.« –Artist, Andrea Zittel

The Collapsing Time Lecture Series challenges a singular perspective of time by presenting manifold interpretations of time’s malleability while considering how flattening past, present, and future through creative models generates new experiences of time beyond physical limitations. These lectures are free and open to the public. Space is limited and registration is highly encouraged. Complete lecture descriptions, artist biographies, and event registration information can be found at

A premier arts school, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design provides an innovative and community-oriented global learning environment that inspires passion for critical thinking and prepares learners to be forces of change. The Visiting Artist, Scholar, and Designer (VASD) Program is an interdisciplinary initiative at the college that enriches the academic experience and serves the greater Denver-metro area. A series of renowned artists visit campus to explore critical, diverse, and creative inquiry. Learn more at

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