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Absolutely Goods

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A SERIES OF 25 STEEL PLATES FOR US AND THE ARCHEOLOGY OF POSTERITY: A PANORAMA OF AMBIGUOUS PHRASES-DIVERTISSEMENT ON ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL SYSTEM IN WHICH WE ARE IMMERSED

ABSOLUTELY GOODS
Trilogy. This body of work entitled ABSOLUTELY GOODS, which I extended with a subseries called NOTES FOR THE FUTURE, follows the process OPERA / ARTWORK started since the first months of 2009. It could be still early to say whether it’s a step further in investigation to make the whole process more stable, a real trilogy on economic environment with its art system. What is certain is that this reshuffling of the economic drags questions and revisions of the meaning that art has had in the last decades. With its sanctuaries in which were held the great feasts and where has prevailed that sacred symbol - that crucifix of the art system which is the price. If the artists will raise the flight (and the shooting) to distance from a spectacular and also labored breathing view, there will be material and reasons to give sense to the next decade. And maybe I'll have a trilogy to be archived.

The false and lying gods. The ABSOLUTELY GOODS series highlights various aspects of our lives tied to the economic system in which we are immersed, and its basic element, the goods. An attempt to read beyond the recent winds of crisis on the art system, and looking at the human and environmental upheavals, and at the disturbing signs of sunset of an era. The artistic intervention involves mainly the textual language. The work started from a research aimed to form, with the use of brachets, the polisenso (multi-meanings) in phrases of common use. The bracket acts on vocabulary, doubling or tripling the meanings of the whole sentence. As in the transition from the term GOODS to GOOD and GOD. This conceptual passage - and here we find its peculiarity compared to word games can be viewed simultaneously, and different meanings maintain their presence, for example by displaying the message...