Double the trouble.
Studying and making of the 3,5m long double canvas stratified in glass, Sondrio, Italy, 2014 - Thanks once again to Sergio e Giuseppe De Petri.
I am your tourist.
2011 study for “I am your tourist”, for the 2011 Berlin show “Some I murder - some I let go”:
Some I murder - some I let go.
The 2011 Berlin exhibition “Some I murder - some I let go” is not part of the “Per dopo la guerra” project, but below you find a downloadable pdf of the publication
In 2005, with the Sondrio exhibition “Verso La Struttura", l let seven figures grow full scale and leave the walls of the museum and dance in the room. The following year, another group of seven decided to challenge the viewer one on one.
Thanks to Tomas, Anna, Rainer, Martina, Jörg, Jaime, Johannes, Julia, Ina.
In 2007 I asked Giuseppe and Sergio de Petri if they could help me make a “canvas as big as a person, in a monolite of glass.. that stands free and indipendent from walls.. possibly outdoors too..” - The surprised look didn´t last long and a bright smile assured me “It´ll be very complicated.. we love it!”.
The process of “stratification” meant to.. slow cook at high temperature an oil painted canvas, hoping the pigments would not go mad under vacuum, which of course sometimes they did. Despite the complexity, we made (among others) three figures for the 2008 exhibition “L´assassinio di Venere..” and the two big beasts for “Endeavour” in 2011.
The last two we brought (well, four strong men did..) up to the garden of the INTERMISSION collection - Thank you Giuseppe, thank you Sergio!
Making of Campo Base, 2012:
(work in progress… more content soon…)
“E non scenderó mai piú!”
Il Barone Rampante, Italo Calvino.