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Frozen Angels

Torino, November 2010.

In modern times beauty tends to be defined and cultivated into perfectionism, but the source and spontaneous paths of beauty we are unable to grasp. They appear in nature, in wild flowers and animals, in ruins, in dreams, or in sudden thoughts, views, and appearances.

The aim of this installation is to evoke this feeling of undefined non-conceptual beauty: classical pillars, a set symbol of eternal beauty, built from plastics, an important material source of this day, and symbol of temporariness, in decay. Spontaneous beauty rises like angels from the pillars, set in icy blue lights to emphasize its timelessness.

The visitor enters a forgotten place. An intimate discovery, a sudden wonder, an unexpected scene. Just standing there. Silent, patient, awaiting..