How Could ‘Godot’ End?, II (Spinning Top/Toupie), 2012

How Could ‘Godot’ End?, II (Spinning Top/Toupie), 2012

Pencil and ballpoint pen ink on paper in artist’s Plexiglass frame (overall dimensions 85x141x11 cm) Unique Photo: Marco Blessano; © Vittorio Santoro The surface of the paper is filled with notes and observations about a spinning top (toupie). I also added instructions for kinds of ‘choreographies’ for an evaluation of a given time span. Dimensions […]

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GOOD-BYE DARKNESS V,  2012

GOOD-BYE DARKNESS V, 2012

Installation Venetian blind (250x120cm), suspension devices, steel wires, black steel base (30x60x60cm), light bulb with base, electric cord with plug Unique Photo: Marco Blessano; © Vittorio Santoro Fifth sculptural installation of an ongoing series. The suspended venetian blind rests partly on a rectangular black steel base. The base comprises vertical slits on two of its […]

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Heavy Airmail Paper, 2012

Heavy Airmail Paper, 2012

Pencil and India ink on seven airmail paper sheets (each 32.3×17.1 cm) in artist’s Plexiglass frame (76x160x 11 cm) Unique Photo: Marco Blessano; © Vittorio Santoro During the duration of a week I wrote one word each day on an airmail letter sheet, eventually forming a sentence (A CLEAR SCRAPED MIRROR HANGS ON MY WALL). […]

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Searching For… (One Day and Night in Amsterdam) I, 2012

Searching For… (One Day and Night in Amsterdam) I, 2012

Eighteen black and white photographs (pigment prints on baryte paper) in wooden frame (96.5×194.2 cm) Ed. 3 (+1 A.C.) Photo: Marco Blessano © Vittorio Santoro I spent a day and part of the night walking around Amsterdam with a flashlight. Some of the locations where chosen with reference to the artist Bas Jan Ader. This […]

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00:00:1.20s, 2012

00:00:1.20s, 2012

Sculptural object Oak plank (150x30x2 cm), pencil on wood, suspension devices, steel wire Unique Photo: Marco Blessano; © Vittorio Santoro An oak plank hangs from the ceiling with a steel wire to touch the floor at a 60° angle. The length of the oak plank is chosen to measure the artist’s height from feet to […]

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Days, 2012

Days, 2012

Floor sculpture Several tear-off calendar pages between two gray cardboards (60×60 cm), four copper plates (each 30x30x0.3 cm) Unique Photo: Marco Blessano; © Vittorio Santoro Four squared sized copper plates on the floor (with factual minimalist allusions…) are positioned to form a bigger square. Underneath, several tear-off calendar pages rest between two grey cardboards. The […]

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Whether It, 2012

Whether It, 2012

Neon installation Glass letters, neon, suspension devices, 6 transformers, electric cables, programmed light cycle (ca. 7 min), electronic devices (two PWM-4-DIN-230, Lan-Box). Overall dimensions vary with installation (ca. 200x150x12 cm) Ed. 3 (+1 A.C.) Photo: Nicolas Brasseur

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Untitled (Gagarin III),  2012

Untitled (Gagarin III), 2012

Sculpture Wood structure (170x157x 80cm), copper, glass plate (145×145 cm, one edge unpolished), mirror (147x69cm) Unique (+1 A.C.) Photo: Marco Blessano; © Vittorio Santoro Installation view: Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard, Paris, March 2012 “…a slippery ramp… a solid and empty object at the same time, translucent but also opaque… A ramp promise an elevation – this […]

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