“How deep is the sea”
Trash Art (Marble powders, granules and milled glass, carbon, ash, dry chalks, aluminium glitter)
Two integrated elements on interpretative plan are in this work: the disappearance of depth (entropy) and the content of information (exergy). The use of waste, as raw material, is essentially a negentropy action, namely the attempt to bring order to the "confusion" generated by the human action. The art in action makes a fundamental gesture when it retrieves the residual content of information (exergy) from raw materials. It’s very interesting from an engineering perspective, while from an artistic standpoint, the rediscovery of depth sounds like criticism to modern life, which takes place mostly “on the surface", made of pulses supplied by the consumer society
To counter this entropic "slippage", even of contemporary culture (often there is no depth, there is no hidden meaning, there is only the case), it is necessary to recover the "se..