in bloom, 2019

Created in collaboration with Italian musician Fabio R. Lattuca for Giordano’s site-specific installation Please, Teach Me the Language of a Rose, at Taubman Museum of Art, the composition was performed by people aged from two to eighty-seven, who created sounds following the instructions in the catalog below. Continue reading “in bloom, 2019”

SMELLS LIKE CONTENT, 2019 – on going

Fashioned from rose petal “clay,” the ancient medium used originally to make rosaries.The diverse forms were inspired by vases depicted in modernist and contemporary still-life paintings by artists ranging from the French modernists Henri Matisse and Suzanne Valadon to the American Pop artists Roy Lichtenstein and Wayne Thiebaud.The rose-petal vases emit the flower’s odor yet remain empty. Continue reading “SMELLS LIKE CONTENT, 2019 – on going”

THE WALL OF DELICACY (Ode to America), 2019 – on going

Raw and delicate, a rosebuds border fence. A meditative practice. A reflection on ephemeral, beauty, delicacy.

Initially started at The Studios at MASS MoCA, USA, THE WALL OF DELICACY is now a participatory and traveling project.

Would you like to contribute to working together on building a longer, more beautiful rosebuds border wall?

Please, reach me at giuseppinagiordano.info@gmail.com for more information!

 

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AMORE / ROTTURA DI PALLE/ UNIVERSALE (Sorry Wislawa), 2018

AMORE / ROTTURA DI PALLE / UNIVERSALE (Sorry Wislawa), 2018 red ink on wall / variable dimensions

LOVE / UNIVERSAL / PAIN IN THE ARSE (Sorry Wislawa) is an endlessly repeatable work.

LOVE / UNIVERSAL / PAIN IN THE ARSE (Sorry Wislawa) is an endlessly repeatable work.

Realized with a special rubber stamp, the text is the result of the translation in 104 languages by Google Translate of the poem “Love at first sight” by Wislawa Szymborska, Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996 .

The lines of the poem are grafts of multiple languages.

Sharing fragmented meanings allows the creation of new ones

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