“The Next Apocalypse: no Heaven or Hell, only Smoking or Non-Smoking”;
Collage made with 150 small pieces of waste-paper of torn and decomposed publicity posters;
Sizes: 47×47 cms.; 2013.
This work takes part to “Art Toppling Tobacco”
Tobacco lacerates (and detroys) our lives. I wanted to express this concept working on lacerated and destroyed waste-paper from torn and decomposed publicity posters I usually find along the streets. So, for my “Lacer/actions” project, I’ve created this collage using about 150 little paper pieces of worn-out and ripped outdoor advertisings. De-struction (and de-construction) to communicate how those dark and disqueting clouds of smoke intoxicate and ruin body and soul, degenerating cerebral system. I worked on an abstract scene coming from exhausted materials to say that smoke, ash and tar are here with us… The next apocalypse: no heaven or hell, only smoking or non-smoking.
This work has been admitted to “Art Toppling Tobacco” project and competition created in Australia by Fay Thomson (browse the web site http://www.arttopplingtobacco.com.au/ : Submissions 2013, category “Other” and click to the end).
Il fumo lacera e distrugge le nostre vite. Ho voluto esprimere questo concetto lavorando, come mi è solito, sulla carta straccia dei manifesti pubblicitari decomposti visibili lungo le strade. Ho creato questo collage, per il mio progetto “Lacer/azioni”, utilizzando circa 150 pezzetti di carta stracciata. Il linguaggio di un materiale distrutto e de-strutturato per comunicare, in un’immagine astratta, come l’uso del tabacco intossichi corpo ed anima. Fumo, cenere e catrame: la prossima apocalisse…