Installation – Sacredness 2021

The work consists of an installation divided by two elements. A hand-drawn organza veil is placed in front of a multilayer propylene sheet. The organza veil is hung from the ceiling with a hook, while the propylene sheet placed behind the veil is attached to the wall. The veil in organza measures 135 x 110 cm, the cloth in propylene 100 x 100 cm. The work with the transparency of the image filtered by the veil wants to represent the incorporeality of the idea of ​​the sacred, untouchable, unapproachable, barely perceptible. The sacred animal bull from the origins of man, represented and revered by many ancient civilizations has always been a common symbol in the collective imagination linked to fertility, abundance and strength. The bulls were sacrificial victims, as was the ox. Cattle have been very important in the spiritual life since the first Mediterranean civilizations. The ox was an offering pleasing to the gods, propitiated the initiatory transfiguration of the young warrior. I

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Carmela Lorusso


Carmela Lorusso was born in Milan on 01/04/73, she attended school and chose the Liceo Artistico in Via Hajech in Milan for high school, she continued her studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera attending the sculpture course and graduating in 1998. He won various scholarships and carried out various internships that enabled him to shape me as a creative artist, but mainly as a person:
– Scholarship "SOCRATES/ERASMUS" carried out in Greece (Athens) from March 1998 to July 1998
– Scholarship won for participation in the 7th International Painting and Sculpture Course at the Sàlon de Juventud (Calle Paul) in Jerez. Organised by the Delegaciòn de Jerez – C/Ancha, 3 – 11404 Jerez de la Frontera – Cadiz – Spain.
– Internship at the Archaeological Site of Madinat Al-Zahra, working in the restoration area during the months of April and May 2001.
Participates in various exhibitions, the main ones are: 2019 – "IV Biennal de València Ciutat Vella oberta";

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