Francesco Di Tillo

Studio Building
Studio Interior
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Studio Location
Sunday, 2010. Bouquet of Chrysanthemums flowers, audio device
Di Tillo
Artist's Statement

My approach of the art invites to reflect on the forms of knowledge by proposing subjects paradoxical, incomprehensible, or even catastrophic, causing an perpetual oscillation between the visible and the imaginary, disturbing and at the same time becoming fond to the reactions of the others , to futility and irrationality of things, contexts, vital flows that makes imaginary and that denies the reality although unable to refuse it. Normally my proposals are so on the threshold of the impossible but never appear offside.
I'm interested in the idea that the viewer, the spectator, so "brainwashed" is temporarily free from the cultural roots inevitably constraining and it can start a process of knowledge sufficiently impartial.
Recently i'm working about natural catastrophes, like earthquakes, suicidal processes and attempts, cosmic realties as aspects that developing or destroy the human free will and the ability off the self-control.


Solo exhibitions
2009 Another Gap in the Wall, Gum Studio, Italy, curated by G. Pasi
2008 Personal Training, OpenLab Gallery, Italy
2008 Analisi 1, Galleria 64, Italy, curated by N.Ciaccia

Group Exhibitions
2010 Relational Landscape, Palazzo Re Enzo Bologna, Italy, curated by Lelio Aiello
2010 Videodrome, Fabbrica delle Candele, Forlì, Italy, curated by Rosalba Paiano
2010 The Difference, Minganti Center, Bit Art Gallery London, collateral exhibition of Arte Fiera-Art First, curated by P. Deggiovanni.
2009 Playground, Lugano, Switzerland, curated by M. Bertozzi
2009 GeneratiOn80, Galleria ModenArte, collateral exhibition of 53° Venice Biennal, curated by N. Bonechi, G. Tosi