Giorgio Andreotta Calo

Giorgio Andreotta Calo | the artist

The artist Giorgio Andreotta Calo
Born 1979, Venice, Italy.
Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Photography, Venice Biennale, Video,

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Giorgio Andreotta Calò
Giorgio Andreotta Calò’s first solo show, entitled Atto Terzo. Volver (Third Act. Volver, 2009), was ambitious and inspired. A single-channel video projection occupied the gallery’s entire second floor. The work portrays the artist in a small boat hanging from a rotating jib on the roof of the gallery, and affords a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding area. Andreotta Calò appears to be steering the boat, but his efforts to control it are without effect, since the craft is suspended from the crane. The romantic visual motif of the horizon is interspersed with the vista of the industrial environs surrounding the gallery, which is located in an outer district of the city that is still undergoing gentrification…

Giorgio Andreotta Calò

Giorgio Andreotta Calò
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