Zaha Hadid – Early Paintings and Drawings

United Kingdom | 2016 | 0 min
- Without dialogue
Author: Manon Jansens (ZHD), Helmut Kinzler (ZH VR), Melodie Leung (ZHA), Jose Pareja-Gomez (ZH VR), Patrik Schumacher (ZHA Principal), Woody Yao (ZHD)
Other: Hans-Ullrich Obrist (Serpentine Gallery), Ben Vickers (Serpentine Gallery)
Producer: Freya Murray (Google Cultural Institute)
Artists: Zaha Hadid (ZH Foundation)
Production: Gregoire Parain (Novelab)


Presented in partnership with FIG55 Productions and Rakoon studio

North American Premiere – Producer Helmut Kinzler in attendance

Early Paintings and Drawings is part of a retrospective dedicated to the work of urban architect Zaha Hadid at the Serpentine Gallery in London. This digital work, a Montreal premiere, presents the artist’s work by means of virtual reality, while also paying tribute to this leader in innovative design and technology. The spectator can choose from Leicester Square, The World (89 degrees), The Great Utopia and The Peak, which are transformed into dynamic, three-dimensional and immersive scenarios. A unique experience to explore Lady Hadid's vision of space and architecture.


Helmut Kinzler

Helmut joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 1998 as a designer and project architect. He has subsequently worked on a series of important architectural, design, and exhibition projects. His current focus is the development and the realization of high-end residential projects. He started the company’s VR department in 2015; researching and developing the technology for applications in the practice’s design and presentation workflow.
Filmography | First virtual reality project.

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