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installation Site and local-time specific presented in "Ciello aperto", contemporary exhibition 2017, Milan

 

A system in which reigns 24/7 is a disenchanted world in its elimination of shadows and Darkness, as well as every possible alternative temporality. “1 Illumination is a form of Consumption among the most familiar of our planet. Intensification of management systems Based on lighting and upgrading

perennial, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, advancing Totalizing claims against the dark. It generates an illuminated and ubiquitous visual field Within which they are constantly exposed to certain and standardized expectations. As Do not you see that it’s now a habit to look to heaven and not find the stars?

The project was inspired by reading an article by Fabio Falchi published on Focus Concerning the impossibility of observing celestial phenomena due to light pollution Technically, a sky is polluted in which the observation of the stars is compromised. More than 80% of the planet is artificially lit, in a frontal confrontation that is possible Widen and bring back the clash between man and nature. Like the earth, in fact, even the sky is Increasingly subject to a continuous erosion process.

The installation consists of a photo Taken with the cellphone and printed on microforated. The crane is understood as a symbol of Build, in a visual metaphor of building the sky The sentences come from a collection of Newspapers edited in the five most polluted nations. The Wood Lamp lights up at ‘ Sunset time of sun in Italy. On this day, at 9:13 pm.

Sunset has marked, In every age, a line of demarcation and disjunction. War broke down with the advancement of the Darkness and the need for rest. The UV light turns on that moment of light Transition be- tween the ability to read the news and detach it. How light negates darkness and i Its celestial phenomena, so the multitude of news and information hides, dazzling, events Important among them whole wars. Every evening, near the sunset, they are sent to Then news them with their news. It is a moment of tension during which everything seems to be

What could have happened, it has already happened.

So while the sun goes down, it is time that the Free thoughts reach us too, flying over a big sky in common, a dirty sky but Artificially clear. Text - Matteo Binci

 

1 Jonathan Crary, 24/7. Il capitalismo all’assalto del sonno, Giulio Einaudi editore s.p.a, Torino, 2015.

 

 

installation Site and local-time specific, 2017,

printing on microforated 200x120cm, blacklight neon, stencil, 70x150cm

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 Copyright   2005-2017 Athanasios Aléxo

All Rights Reserved  P.IVA: 07860480966

 Copyright   2005-2017 Athanasios Aléxo

All Rights Reserved  P.IVA: 07860480966

 Copyright   2005-2017 Athanasios Aléxo

All Rights Reserved  P.IVA: 07860480966