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Invisible Cities

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016 in artworks | 0 comments

Invisible Cities

Cabinet composed by small houses with natural branches. It is hand gilded with gold leaf. The ultimate versione has pulls made of red corall. . . . … “To distinguish the other cities’ qualities, I must speak of a first city that remains implicit. For me it is Venice”…I strongly loved “Invisibile Cities” by Italo Calvino. In this book an idea that  leads my work is expressed: there is an inner space in our souls, where jealously is preserved a spatial and aestethic ideal model, an invisibile city that is the yardstick to our taste about spaces,places or simply...

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DissolutionS

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DissolutionS

A collection of items of furniture from the past, reconceived starting with their destruction: after being taken apart, sideboards become chairs, dressers support bookshelves; through an handcraft work old things turn into different. Dissolutions is a collection created by Umberto Dattola that investigates the existential breakdown, the horizons and perspectives that we are experiencing at this particular time in history and some still insist on calling a crisis. The collapse of a system of values and reading of reality that is dissolving extraordinarily fast, querying the solidity...

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EVNI: feelings of things

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EVNI: feelings of things

“An Unidentified Life-Giving Event  (EVNI is the acronym of Evento Vivificante Non Identificato) allows things to take life assuming other forms. Objects move in harmony with the passions of the owners of these objects. The event appears inexplicable. The investigation begin studying people, their experiences and the bonds between people and objects. The result is a passionate research on the sentiments of things.From this concept born furnitures that can change shapes, growing to the sky, with long legs, becoming art sculptures. Every piece is accompanied with an intimate story...

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Silent Movements wood lamp

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in artworks | 0 comments

Silent Movements wood lamp

A thin sheet of wood, rolled and drilled to form drawings of light; silent presences. The grain of the wood are enlighted and light and shadow play  intimate movements. ...

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About Some Friends

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in artworks | 0 comments

About Some Friends

Book-Sculpture, the wood roots talk about stories of persons knew long time ago. This persons are told in a ironic way, the stories are availabe through the QR code. Materials: roots, plywood, paper. Description: The plywood surface is decorated by small sculpture made by roots that, during the work, took the appearance of faces, faces of people that I knew when I was a boy. Close to this faces or some particular of faces I add a Qr code that lead to a description, a small story, and ironic small story. These are the link to read about: Andrea Silini, Dolce Bioffi, Fabrizio Contu,...

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