During the long Italian lockdown in spring 2020, the house becomes a laboratory for crafts, experimentation, and personal care. A broken vase – related to the performer’s personal history, with a peculiar kitsch aesthetic and allusive of the feminine body and stereotypical image – becomes the object of obsessive and meticulous care as a metaphorical attempt of recomposing features, restoring pleasance, and getting ready for the best next public image after the previous one got broken.
This project emerges from the reflection about intimate and homey rituals and the preparation for an external sight. The artist’s personal research about the concept of limit and the value of portraiture is engaging the sense of sight and its predominance. Yet, what is seen triggers imagination