• Costa Vece

    Galleria Franco Noero | Via Mottalciata

    FOR HIS FIRST SOLO SHOW IN ITALY, Swiss artist Costa Vece filled the gallery's two adjoining rooms with a single military rent, which one penetrated on entering from the street and exited directly into the building's interior courtyard. The installation was entitled Bomb No. 5, 2000, and all the materials jammed into the tent alluded to the danger of an imminent explosion. Cans, crates, and all kinds of military paraphernalia evoked wartime scenarios, while small monitors transmitted images of countdowns and other visual signals. The video images repeated cyclically—a continuous extension

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