Relational forest

Relational forest

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Site-specific environmental installation realized during the prize residency of Arteam Cup 2019 on Monte Beigua (Sassello, SV) in collaboration with the collective "Cascina Granbego". 21 bands 40 cm high with varying lengths, made with fabrics donated by the inhabitants of Sassello, chalk, minerals and soil collected on Mount Beigua. Digital photo of the installation on Mount Beigua, on artisanal cotton paper cm 29×21. The work has been realized on the occasion of the prize residence of the arteam cup 2019 in Sassello in collaboration with the collective Cascina Granbego. The work comes from the collection of clothes and fabrics with an emotional value donated to me by the inhabitants of Sassello. Each fabric carries stories, tales, important moments of life, births, detachments and memories. With this affective material have been With this emotional material, 21 bands were made, integrated with natural materials collected in the area. The bands have been installed on the summit of Mount Beigua on September 9, 2020 during a sort of rite of dressing of 21 beech trees that have allowed themselves to be embraced by the fabrics, in the presence of people who have taken part of the project. This work wanted in a symbolic way to unite people to nature: the human and relational values of the inhabitants of s.. human and relational values of the inhabitants of Sassello and more generally of all of us have joined the territory in 21 warm embraces. in 21 warm embraces.