ARTWORK

De Marchi Alessio

Italy

After working in Disneyland, Paris, I chose to address my attention and energies to Global problems and after an Intership at the United Nations Interregional Crime & Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) I spent a year in Burundi, Africa, on a humanitarian mission on behalf of the Italian Government. At my return I left to Bordeaux, France to work in a Jewelry company, Life Long Learning Program of the European Union. I am now student of International Sciences for Development and Cooperation at the Political Science Faculty of the University of Torino, Italy. I'm interested in International Cooperation and Art as a means for Peace and respect amongst all.

WHAT WEEE ARE - WEEE Cutter Ants

201600:02:12Video Art
WHAT WEEE ARE is an ongoing multifaceted sociocultural multimedia project searching the deeper meanings of the world. A quest through waste and feelings and the richness of the earth, trying to untangle the intricacy of human, so called, society. Questions rooted deep inside ourselves which have been forgotten, traded in for a superficial world of dull bureaucracy, sexy images, cheap thrills and high tech. But what we really are is yet beyond our knowledge and despite all the civilization that has been built in the name of progress and growth, society is falling to pieces leaving nothing more than a toxic wasteland. As the Phoenix arose from its own ashes, will humanity also rise from its own waste? This everlasting cosmogony is represented in WHAT WEEE ARE a collection of sculptures in which electronic waste is turned into disturbing insects, a means to deeper thoughts. Directors' Declaration: We ask questions... We don't have answers. This is the artistic process through which these curious artists confront life and the issues arising in our global society. The choices we make every day have broad effects, and questioning the most obscure details is part of this process towards the rise of new equilibriums. This is the concept of this body of work in which trash found on the streets is dismantled by hand and creatively reassembled in the shape of the most disturbing insects and animals. Budget: 0 euro Material Recycled: 10 Kilos


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