International 2012 Archives
The solo show "Tra voci, carte, rovi e notturni" (Amongst voices, papers, brambles and nocturnes) by Vittorio Corsini presents almost exclusively new works with one exception -
Installations, sculptures, and an animated video are all featured in this exhibition dedicated to the landscape, meant not as a pre-
Corsini's research has always focused on the concept and the ways of living, the dynamics concerning life in both domestic and public spaces and the relationships that are established between individuals inside these places. In this show, his research comes to light through his use of various different media and languages as well as the use of heterogeneous materials—glass, metal, paper, ink, sawdust, neon lights—through which the artist weaves a web in search of what the cartographic representation of the landscape is unable to tell us.
The recorded voice of the Italian writer Paolo Nori reading a specially written story provides the setting for a work on paper which spreads over much of the wall surface, featuring a hand-
Exhibition 16 April -
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The territory returns once more in Geografia, rendered here in the form of curving lines traced using black & white sawdust on the floor, forming a kind of carpet, which changes every time we move through it, despite remaining constantly recognisable. The stroke that 'writes' the landscape is also the subject of the small sculpture of a mountain covered in rivulets of black ink.
While the glass and metal work Risaia comes to terms once more with a historic idea of nature, Eros 10.5 and Eros 10.7 offer a more updated reading of it in which Eros appears in the colourful delivery of an exclamation synestheticly entrusted to the neon lettering inserted within a steel thicket and similarly metallic reeds.
The last room houses a number of monochromes in which every mark linked to the landscape is eliminated, while the light cast from the right suggests a deeply nocturnal dimension.
Curator : Marco Pierini
Vittorio Corsini, Eros 10.5 and Eros 10.7, 2012. Photo by Paolo Emilio Sfriso.