Category: Communication Design
Title: Zero Value Archive
Name/s: Nadine Härting
Medium, Object: Archive
University/s: Burg Giebichenstein University of Art Halle
Supervision: Prof. Andrea Tinnes, Pierre Pané-Farré
Rubbish has potential: "Nullwert" is a personal archive that collects, arranges and archives found everyday ephemera and artefacts. It deals with the value and non-value of things and the
of things and the graphic potential of supposed rubbish. The starting point is things that accumulate casually and unconsciously - rubbish as seemingly worthless material rejected by society, non-whatevers.
worthless material, the unseen, the excluded and the ignored. In addition to physically collected fragments, the work also includes a bibliography as well as a collection of texts and
designers on the subject of waste as an object of thought. It is intended to serve as food for thought and a source of inspiration for other designers.
In her work "Nullwert" (Zero Value), Nadine Härting deals with the things that we all too readily label as rubbish. In addition to the comprehensive, clear and informative
In addition to the comprehensive, clear and informative presentation in the form of archives, posters and an online archive, "Nullwert" is particularly convincing because of its aesthetic design, which is consistent across all media. In this
In this way, supposedly worthless rubbish is transformed into a desirable collection of everyday objects in no time at all.