Some Prefer Nettles (2007) Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.
Solo Exhibition. Curated by Emanuela Termine.
Installation at MLAC, Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Some Prefer Nettles, Digital installation. 3D animation, silent. loop 8 min.
The incessant growth of this infesting plant is the matrix for a reflection on survival, on visibility and on free movement. For many people nettles are just a weed, something to get rid of.
One year’s seed, seven years weed, Multi channel audio installation.
Four voices whisper an elaboration of written interventions found in some blogs that discuss weeds, infesting plants and stinging nettles, usually with the purpose to fight them and to avoid them.
Some Prefer Nettles
Text by Emanuela Termine, Domenico Scudero, Claudio Zambianchi and Paolo Piscitelli.
Luxflux proto-tyoe arte contemporanea, Gangemi Editore.
15 x 21 cm, 95 pages, italian/english