Rosa Schamal, Peter Schneider & Manuel Süess

Rosa Schamal (born 1962), an Austrian and Swiss national, studied visual design and art in Florence and Zürich. She is now a designer, mother and gardener, as well as an activist for environmentalist social projects.

Peter Schneider (born 1957, lives and works in Zürich), is a psychoanalyst, satirist and columnist and a visiting professor of science history and theory of psychoanalysis in Berlin.

Manuel Süess (born 1962, lives and works in Zürich) is a graphic designer, typographer and book designer for several publishers (Atlantis, Orell Füssli, Werd-Verlag, SNM, sabe, Wörterseh, Lars Müller Publishers et al.) as well as a freelance visual designer.
 Rosa Schamal, Peter Schneider & Manuel Süess - Altar
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Through photographic documentation and essay, Altar documents the widespread human urge to elevate secular things to the status of “ritual objects” and combine them to form private altars. Whether they're dust catchers, knickknacks, souvenirs, found objects, meaningful artworks or earnestly and deeply revered objects, they all tell a peculiar story—not in words, but in things—about whoever built the altar.

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