• Jorge Peris

    Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro

    Spanish artist Jorge Peris is a tenacious vagabond whose intense and personal approach stands out within a contemporary culture marked by rapid and prepackaged tourist consumerism. His projects are created during long sojourns, where he becomes involved with his host environment, functioning as an invigorating force. The people of the island town of Nuoro apparently felt as intrigued with Peris’s Egitto in Luigi (Egypt in Luigi), 2007, the project recently on display here, as he was with them. The work was named for Luigi, a museum employee who played a sort of shamanistic role for the artist

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