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b1337d27

Year

2015

Medium

Sculpture

Size

140 x 31 x 7 cm
55.12 x 12.2 x 2.76 in

Price

2650,00 €

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  • About the work
Medium: Empty shell cases and Aluminium The project BEWARE is focused on the sense of unease generated by the current terroristic mode where messages by the media are decisive. The violence that kills the victims of the holy war become more powerful as they are transmitted in real time over the internet. The “virtual” world, thus, clashes with the viewers reality and influences their emotions, behaviors, and lives. This duality is translated by Evangelists in works which, similarly, are composed of parts tangible, measurable, while also intangible, its presumed, generated by perceptual illusion. Installations of bullet shells make up the words PEACE and DEMOCRACY, terms deliberately written in English that condemn the US military strategy to continually advance the battlefront outside its boundaries: to paraphrase the concept “Pax Romana” of the imperial period, the current one could be called “Pax Americana” in which wars are fought in the name of peace and democracy.

About the Artist

1972 , Italy

Nicola Evangelisti, born in Bologna in 1972 where he lives and works,
graduated at the Accademia di Belle Arti of Bologna. Since 1995 he has developed an artistic research, both theoretical and practical, widely experimental, using installations, light-boxes, photography and video, always caring for the theme of light. In the period 1999-2001 he works o...

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Area35ArtGallery opened in 2010 in Milan, immediately promoting and hosting cultural and artistic events like “Super Uccio arriva a Milano” (2011) at its 8th edition in Italy and a retrospective on the work of Andy Warhol, both events patronized by the municipality of the city of Milan. In 2012 Area35 created with Achille Castiglioni Studio Museum and ...

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