Meris Angioletti | the artist
The artist Meris Angioletti
Born 1977, Bergamo, Italy.
Lives and works in Paris and Milan, .
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Where and on what basis is our modern visual awareness formed? Unquestionably around the image that has substantiated the concept of landscape, about which the artist has this to say: "In this sense, for me the boundary is no longer topographical but becomes a form of cultural and perceptual exploration." We have long known that there is no such thing as a natural landscape but, rather, a constructed and modified one, and that art and technique have contributed enormously to its formation…
Rather than an art work, Meris Angioletti focuses on a method of investigation: she calls it Paradigma Indiziario (Circumstantial Paradigm) that is the specific procedure of the detective, the doctor, the psychoanalyst or the historian. Angiolettis works forces us to adopt the attitude of the hunter searching for her prey, the traces, stories, apparently meaningless objects that it leaves behind which once connected slowly reveal their mysteries. The charm of her projects lies in her particular skill in bringing us through different fields of knowledge: from historical investigations to neurosciences, from mnemotechnics to mesmerisation, showing us the ancestral (and almost prehistoric) nature of the human mind and our need to join together the pieces and follow our noses, whatever our field of investigation…
Meris Angioletti graduated in Fine Arts from the Academy of Brera in Milan and has participated in numerous workshops and exhibitions including Idea Bank/ the Energy Clothes at the FAR in Como, and Modelmania with Olafur Elisson in Venice. Her recent solo shows in 2009 include I describe the way and meanwhile I am proceeding along it, Fondazione Galleria Civica di Trento (upcoming); Ginnastica Oculare, GAMeC, Bergamo; Il Paradigma Indiziario, Care of, Milan; Haunted, Galleria Tiziana di Caro, Salerno (2008). Her selected group shows include The Filmic Conventions, FormContent, London; Just in the Dark, Mercati di Traiano, Rome; T2-Le 50 Lune di Saturno, Turin; VideoReport Italia 2006-2007, GC.AC Monfalcone; Echo, Transpalette, Bourges; Heavier then air, ITCA_Re-reading the future, Prague Triennial, Prague; Pavillon#7, Palais de Tokyo (mezzanine), Paris; Artetica-descrivere il resto, Porto Cesareo (LE); Art4Lux, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Guest Room, Straatgalerij-Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam; M.M.M. Milano-Melbourne-Milano, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne…