Photographic paper print applied on Dibond
60x40 cm each
Series of 3 photographs
The photographs are obtained by means of the folding of the sheet of paper, which reclines on itself, wrapping itself up and becoming a whirlwind of Energy.
In the photographic series Intus-Extra, the artist immortalises the sucking in that the figure represented in sanguine pencil on the sheet of paper implements on the viewer, pulling him into a vortex that conforms to the luminous tunnel, visible to those who have a perimortal experience.
Entering the inside (intus) of the decomposing subject, one is accompanied through his powerful body and thrown by the same outside (extra) of our dimension: inside and outside the invisible. The figure, whether Sensible Lamb or Man, becomes a travelling companion, a space-time gateway that leads beyond.
At the bottom of this deforming passage there is only a great eye of white light.
Text by Tatiana Basso published on Exibart on 5/2/2021
Exhibition: open studio of Capital Project's artist residency at Colle Ameno, Sasso Marconi (BO)
29 January 2021
(...) During the Open studio, the ascending-descending verses of his Confessions from Acclivitas are recited at the top of the staircase of Villa Davia by Gabriele Duma and Antonella Franceschini of Opificio d'Arte Scenica. In dialogue with Palmi's Intus-Extra, photographs of Sensitive Lambs drawn in swirling sanguine and rolled up, the duo guide the observer's gaze into the gut in the paper, through the carcass-tunnel of the sacred animal in the direction of the luminous - quoting the artist - "Life after Life". (...)