Location Livorno, IT
Massimo Mazzone
January 29, 2021

10. Massimo Mazzone

Nuvola Rossa. Eur Floating Space. Arch. Massimiliano Fuksas, sculpture Massimo Mazzone and Emiliano Coletta. Italian Pavillion, NEXT, VIII Biennale di Venezia, Architecture, 2002.

4 minutes in which Massimo Mazzone proposes a poetic assembly dedicated to the “sky” and its “clouds”. Extrapolated from one of his writings of 2000, the artist’s voice accompanies us in an evocation of images taken from the history of art as well as poetic texts by Vladimir Mayakovsky, Luke Howard, Grazia Deledda, Domenico Modugno, Kahlil Gibran, Fabrizio de Andrè, and…

“if you want to see the valleys, climb to the top of the mountain; if you want to see the top of the mountain, rise above the cloud; but if you try to understand the cloud, close your eyes and think.” Kahlil Gibran

Massimo Mazzone (Rome, IT 1967) artist and activist spokesperson for Escuela Moderna/Ateneo Libertario collective; he researches on the relationships between body, sculpture and architecture. He teaches Sculpture Techniques at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts; he participated in Venice Biennale in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2016, 2017, 2018 and published books and articles with Alternative Press, Mimesis, Libertaria, ApARTe, Artslife, Artribune, Hipo-Tesis, Catedra, Metalocus, UTET , Bordeaux, Milieu, Perspectives, Argos…