Despina
Author:

La Fucina di Efesto, Laboratorio Tac

Design and creation:La Fucina di Efesto
Materials:steel, iron, copper, brass
Technique:fire curved front bands
Finishing:microcrystalline wax, powder coating
Dimensions:H 90 x L 64 x P 20 cm
Year:2011
Photo Credits:Vittorio Canisi

Despina is a collection of artworks, each unique and original, born of researches on the aesthetic nature of metals: iron, steel, copper and brass are treated by experimenting new processing techniques and different chromatic combinations.

Iron is a living material, it protects itself from atmospheric agents by oxidizing and taking dark and patchy shades (polychromies).

«The inner soul appears when the external skin opens out: a symbol of an unhealable wound».

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