Francesca Ferreri | Scala Naturae

27 Nov 2016 – 5 Dec 2016

Event times

Monday - Friday 4.30 pm- 7pm
Saturday - Sunday 10am -12am/ 4.30pm - 7pm

Cost of entry

Free Entrance

Villa Rusconi

Castano Primo
Lombardy, Italy


Travel Information

  • Train Line Milan Cadorna - Novara Nord / Stop Castano Primo

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The artist reinvents the historical space by a site-specific project, curated by Fabio Carnaghi


Francesca Ferreri operates from everyday objects, following a criterion of chromatic integration and imitation, creating sculptures that aim to redefine their boundaries and identities. To implement this process the artist uses techniques of restoration, tested over the years, and which have structured its unique approach to sculpture. Moving from the conceptual and procedural aspects of the restoration technique, the artist recovers the idea of gap, that this technique is intended to fill, elevating it into the subject of her work. The gap reclaimed is no longer just the part that allows the human eye to flow freely on the surface, but it literally overflows and starting from being a simple integration bridge, it becomes the main subject. This vision is deduced by the artist from the parallel process of brain functioning during the call-of-memories. Memories, in fact, are never stored in full, but always rebuilt in the mind to every call, resulting in the loss or addition of data. The device that the artist active, by dealing with sculpture or drawing (considered as the original element of his artistic practice) is thus a form of 'restoration' which, through a system of rigid procedural coordinates suggests the very action of rebuilding an imaginary object to aspire. 

Francesca Ferreri exhibited her works in solo shows ( Fuzzy Traces, P ///// AKT - Amsterdam, NL; Cluster Clutter - Alberto Peola gallery, Turin) and group exhibitions. Francesca Ferreri has been selected in the section PRESENT FUTURE @Artissima, Turin curated by Sohrab Mohebbi represented by Alberto Peola Gallery, with the acquisition by GAM, Turin, Fondazione CRT - Torino Piemonte.
Francesca Ferreri lives and works in Turin.


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Fabio Carnaghi

Exhibiting artists

Francesca Ferreri


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