The Wall
The Wall
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The Wall, 2002

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GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna
Description
video installation, 2 DVD
No. Elements
1
Edition

Ed. 2/5

Object Type
video
Credits
© Paolo Chiasera - Courtesy GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino, foto di Galleria Massimo Minini - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
The Artist
While Paolo Chiasera's current research takes expression in multiple formal outcomes, including drawing and painting, sculpture and installation, the artist seemed to focus mainly on video in his early works. Leaving Bologna for Berlin in the early 2000s, like many Italian colleagues of her generation, Chiasera chooses this means to redefine the concept of space, which he explores through his own body dropped into suspended and hallucinated atmospheres. It is the case of 20° livello (20th Level), 2001, where we see him walking as in the loop of a video game between the corridors with the acid yellow walls of a Berlin skyscraper and of the work in the collection The wall, 2002, in which the reference to the metaphysicians landscapes of De Chirico's paintings is evident. [...]
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