Bergamo, Italy

Meris Angioletti

Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea

At a recent lecture in Milan, the physicist Nicola Cabibbo spoke of “new possibilities offered in the study of the invisible within matter. . . . Anything that can be measured—atmospheric pressure, stock market prices, the fever of a sick person,” he explained, “can be transformed into an image.” It is precisely this relationship between the invisible and its representation that is central to the works of Meris Angioletti, who ably engages the tension between contemporary artistic research and the exact sciences. The artist is interested in translation, depiction, and site-specificity, mixing archival documents, aesthetic visions, and literary fictions to reveal a fascination as much with typography as with perception, transforming space into a container of subjectivity.

Angioletti’s art has always had its origins in physically decisive elements: Previous works were sired specifically in

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