Marco Bagnoli

Giorgio Persano Torino

Marco Bagnoli’s three-part installation was held together by an optical axis, which united the three connecting rooms. The central space contained a sculpture made of many circular glass plates rotating around an axis. As they moved, the different circumferences caused a transparent blue/green female figure to emerge. This sculpture rested on a wooden hemisphere built of concentric disks.

The access to the room on the left was blocked by a door slightly ajar, creating a narrow triangular space. Inside, amidst half-light and half-shadow, the space was inhabited by wood sculptures based on the geometric figure of the triangle, which symbolizes the relationship among the self, the other, and the world. In the corner opposite the entrance, a cane grille represented a maritime map. At the center, on the floor, the star of the cardinal points of the compass rose out of a rhomboidal chessboard,

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