- 20 - 28 Nov 2021
MARCO BELFIORE / ALIGHIERO BOETTI
Attracted by the contradictory aspects of reality, Marco Belfiore uses subtle irony to bring to light vices of interpretation and perceptual oversights linked to appearances and to what we generally take for granted.
In his series Random Access Memories (2020) he presents bizarre drawings in an illustrative and provocative style inspired by Picabia’s erotic “machines” and the technical representations of the early 20th century. The title’s ironic reference to the computer’s RAM memory, volatile and functional, emphasises the discrepancy with that of man. The hydraulic structures invented by Belfiore are closed or interrupted circuits, mnemonic labyrinths scattered with everyday objects on a grid of graph paper.
Marco Belfiore, ARA, 2018.