Lena Obergfell

Lena Obergfell was born in Hamburg, Germany  and currently lives in Sydney, Australia. Lena is an artist working with video, installation, photography and kinetic sculpture.  Her work explores ideas concerning alienation, foreign-ness, waste and reclamation. She has recently completed a postgraduate research degree at the College of Fine Arts UNSW and is a passionate collector of rubbish and yellow raincoats.




Blog Entries

Twinning Ceremony at Lisbon Architecture Film Festival, Portugal

31 Aug 2014 | Lena Obergfell

The Cinecity 2014: Making will be showing at the Lisbon Architecture Film Festival as part of their Experimentations...

Wasteland Sydney Satellite Resident: Ashley Scott

15 Jul 2014 | Lena Obergfell

Wasteland Sydney is pleased to announce that Ashley Scott has been selected as the Beaconsfield satellite Wasteland...

Twinning Ceremony at Cinecity

19 Apr 2014 | Lena Obergfell

The Twinning Ceremony for Kuala Lumpur and Sydney made it into the Cinecity’s 60-second architectural film project....

Wasteland on Radio WDR3

16 Jun 2013 | Lena Obergfell

Just found this: Paul Plampers work - there is a nice pic of him on the Köpi Brache in the article. ...

Announcement: Wasteland Sydney Satellite Projects - Beaconsfield

17 May 2013 | Lena Obergfell

Wasteland Sydney is happy to announce a new project: Wasteland Sydney Satellites: Wasteland Satellite Beaconsfield ...

Fenced Off

14 May 2013 | Lena Obergfell

Wasteland Sydney is fenced off. Fenced off for at least 2 more years. 2 years of being entry and exit point for the...

Yurt Empire

11 Feb 2013 | Lena Obergfell

The Yurt Empire are artists and activists that just completed a 4 day workshop for their project: They are intending to...

Milkwood Permaculture

08 Feb 2013 | Lena Obergfell

I recently went to visit the Milkwood Permaculture farm in central new South Wales in Australia. Nick and Kirsten are...

Sydney Architecture Festival - The Third Landscape Forum, Oct 27

27 Oct 2012 | Lena Obergfell

Tin Sheds Gallery Sydney, Australia Lena Obergfell from the Wasteland Twinning Network Sydney will be presenting at...

15/06/2012 3.30pm - Twinning Ceremony Kuala Lumpur & Sydney Ceremony 1

15 Jun 2012 | Lena Obergfell

Twinned! Sydney Wasteland is exhilarated to announce the official twinning with Kuala Lumpur with one of three...

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