Decollage on recycled frame, Indian ink and acrylic on panel
Size 59x49 cm
The frame is part of the work.
Artist’s authentication on photo.
Professional packaging and SDA express courier.
Information about the work:
“An inner visit and an unmistakable style, the definitive action is expressed poetically with the choice of strong colours in memories that are now as light as balloons... in the eyes it flies away and brings back what I see... because what I see is inside of me... until the last breath, because I have no more, and at the same time those days of the decision... even those... will never return again.
In heart and soul...
TARA (aka Cristina Silvestri) was born in Pescara. In this town, after an interesting career as a gymnast, she discovered her love for art when she was very young, and she started working in important galleries. There, curious and proactive, she studied, researched and developed a deep interest for contemporary art. She’s always keeping an eye open on the world, on its beauty but also on its malaise, until art stops being a lens on it and becomes a dialogue tool. She gathers ideas and materials, assembles, reuses, experiments décollage, works with plaster, resin, plexiglass, and begins to create works related to social issues and solidarity campaigns. She reported the disfigurements of man on nature, the environmental disasters, first of all the disaster par excellence: the land of fires in Campania.
Each of her works contains a story. It tells about the barbarism of war, it deals with differences in social conditions, with the violence against women. Inspired by the Mexican artist Elina Chauvet (the first who spoke about the phenomenon of femicide in her installations), Tara began her artistic project of report and awareness against gender violence, for which in 2014 she also co-created the “Fondazione scarpe rosse”, an association composed of women, that works for women. With this project she supported and supports several anti-violence centres like “Differenza donna” and “Solidea” in Rome, the project “Vieni via con me” made by the association TAMPEP, and the project “Io ringhio” of the A.P.R. Onlus of Turin, the “Alpha” centre of Chieti. Tara brings with her a wealth of important experiences, a rare sensitivity, that she constantly nourishes by researching, studying, attending courses - such as that of family counsellor.
Some of her works were published in the book by Cristina Cerrato and Pino Nazio “All’ombra di Caino. Storie di donne e di violenza”, Sovera Edizioni, 2017.
Tara exhibited at the 57th Venice Biennale.
- Title of artwork
- Mixed media
- Hand signed
- unique work
- Image size
- 59×49 cm
- Total dimensions
- 59×5×49 cm
- Sold with frame