Pantagruelica Eng


 

PANTAGRUELICA: EXCESS AND HEALINGS
GROUP EXHIBITION

F L U I D A
P R O J E C T

 

Pantagruel is the gentle giant born from the mind of the French writer Francois Rabelais in the first half of 1500. He is a traveller driven by an insatiable curiosity, a voracious creature, extraordinary and out of control, a figure that speaks to us in advance of contemporary society. Never, in fact, an ideal was defended by both melancholy and despair as it is today.

Artists in this exhibition present their works to the public for the first time. These six young emerging have been chosen from among students of the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice. Different artistic researches and statements represent the body as a statement and some times as rebellion, bodies that contain other bodies, men that contain other men [Piergiorgio Del Ben, Jacopo Pagin and Nicola Rossi], the power and its representation [Stefano Bullo]; of delirium in narcissistic and kitschy icons of the new demopopcrazia [Edoardo De Stalis]; of endless waiting, queues, in gaps elsewhere [Valentina De Sario]. These all speak to us, each with its own language of contemporary society, the postmodern man’s discomfort, excess, loss and provocations, of madness and self-healing.

 

ARTISTS

Nicola Rossi                Stefano Bullo                           Edoardo De Stalis
Jacopo Pagin             Valentina De Sario                   Piergiorgio Del Ben