Arginare il mare


Arginare il mare, 2020

Alabaster plaster, resin, polyurethane foam, sheath, concrete,
plaster, spray paint, acrylic paint.

One of my earliest childhood memories is of my father teaching me at the seaside
how to “walk on the scogli” (scogli are big rocks located in the sea as barriers).
On the rocks you walk with a low center of gravity, often on all fours and even if you stand,
always ready to put your hands on the ground.
In Pescara, by the sea, there are rocks and everyone walks on them.
For me, rocks are solid masses that are confronted with the
most impressive solid mass of Abruzzo, the Gran Sasso Mountain.
In this work, the rocks become the portrait of a memory.