On the stage where the human condition takes place, we are directors, actors, and spectators in search of reality and a possible truth. The artist is the lighting technician, the one who turns the spotlight on awareness.
"My daily commitment is to awaken dormant consciences, giving back, through a poetic and recognizable aesthetic, a new value to the word spirituality"
I consider myself a "warrior artist", an alchemist who transforms the lead of violence into the gold of beauty and harmony.
"My research is not about finding new forms and new materials, but in restoring what manipulation has made unrecognizable, the human being"
I'm only an instrument, an antenna that allows energy to flow and take shape in a harmonious and balanced way.
Symbolism is the alphabet of my vocabulary. The materials that I use are the space where I give life to my visions, my stories, to your and my inner journeys, because even though we are all unique, we have common roots that sink and then sprout from the energetic humus of the universe.
Paintings, sculptures, installations, lectures, and my books are the mediums that I use to open a channel of dialogue and confrontation with all of you.
Don't be a passive spectator! Become a "messenger" for the awakening of awareness through the art. You can be an important element in the vision of a newfound humanity.
THE PAINTINGS ARE NOT FINISHED WHEN THEY LEAVE THE STUDIO BUT WHEN THEY MEET THE SPECTATOR.
MUSEO DEL PARCO, PORTOFINO. ITALY. 2019.
A LOVE STORY 65x40x40 cm.
21C HOTEL MUSEUM, DURHAM. USA. 2015.
ORDER OF LIFE 160x160 cm.
21C HOTEL MUSEUM, LOUISVILLE. USA.
RINASCIMENTO 200x200 cm.
MUSEO DEL PARCO, PORTOFINO. ITALY. 2010.
FUCK THE WORLD 40x40x60 cm.
21C HOTEL MUSEUM, LOUISVILLE. USA. 2008.
S.O.S. WORLD 120x120 cm.
21C HOTEL MUSEUM, LOUISVILLE. USA. 2006.
FOSSILI CONTEMPORANEI 120x120 cm.
21C HOTEL MUSEUM, LOUISVILLE. USA. 2004.
CONTAMINAZIONI 100x70 cm.
... AND MY FEELINGS BECOMES VISIBLE FOR YOU...
THE TIME'S SLAVE.
A collective "awakening" where it's no longer the time to mark our lives, but awareness, empathy and wisdom, is possible.
Breaking the hourglass would be the only way to unleach the stars and the child that everyone has inside. Childrens doesn’t have the perception of time, this is why they are creative and they can live every moment fully. If we continue to live according to time we will live as a shadow of ourselves, without a soul, without a beating heart. But if we manage to free ourselves, the energy will flow endlessly as in a spiral, and our duality, masculine and feminine, will be one with the cosmos.
Mix media on gold leaf. 100x100 cm. (Unique piece)
When we defeat the darkness by killing superstition we will finally be able to rejoin the universal consciousness and we will return to live as angels without heaven… as men without hell and as lovers without sin.
Print and silicon on panels. 90x160 cm. (Unique piece)
WHO WILL BE THE NEXT?
Installation at Contemporary Istanbul art fair. 2014.
Mix media. Variable measure.
The square and the circle were already, for the Greek philosopher Plato, the symbols of perfection and therefore of the Divine, where the circle represented the sky and the square the earth. Leonardo's famous drawing "Vitruvian man" is not only a study on the proportions of the human body, but it is the symbol of a new era in which man becomes the center of everythings. It's the metaphor of individual growth and therefore of the search for awareness.The three-dimensional equivalent of the square is the cube, and the circle is the sphere.
Starting from this form and from the famous Rubik's cube, Hungarian architect and mathematician, I created a series of sculptures that represent the 6 steps / paths of the individual growth of the human being, without which there can be no completeness.
Rubik's cube looks like a shape in which each side movable horizontally and vertically has a different color. By mixing the sides in a random way you get a mixing of the colors, and the skill, through SPHERICAL movements in the various directions, is to bring the sides with the respective colors as in origin.
My sculptures are already "mixed" and for each of them, in totally 6, each color or material represents one of the "passages", while the rest of the squares that make up the sides are covered with different types of sandpaper.
If we were to hypothetically try to bring the sides back into "balance" we would soon find ourselves with the fingertips of the fingers scratched, bleeding, aching. But isn't this what we are asked to do when we face a path of wisdom, awareness and growth? Isn't it just as "painful" to bring into play our beliefs accumulated over years of experience in order to reach higher levels?
The cube represents the earth, therefore solidity, without which we cannot face any inner journey, and the spherical movements to be able to move the facades represent the most ethereal part, the non-place to which we aspire when we decide to place ourselves in front of soul's mirror in order to discover ourselves.
Y'AR (You are)
Life is not only breathing, but it is a continuous path of growth. The journey towards self-discovery can be long and painful ... not everyone is able to complete it.
We are the planet, let's wound it and we will bleed to death.
I made the first sculpture of this series in 2009 to denounce our indolence towards the planet, today it could be the symbol of the pandemic.
FUCK THE WORLD.
Polyester resin, gold leaf, silicon, base in marble. 40x40x58 cm.
Ancient symbols for a contemporary vision of the earth.
The wool of the carpet is the canvas on which to redraw the world map. We breathe the same sky and if we look up we see the same stars but we are not the same when we walk the streets of the world.