Muscles relax, blood pressure drops and the heart lower its pace. This creates a meditative state and the mind calms down.
Yet as every woman knows, the swimsuit also evokes a range of issues concerning the body. There people socialize, do their exercise, meditate and relax.Only to discover, that I started filling my pockets with trash instead of treasure. In making artistic sculptures out of the objects I find, I try to evoke an emotional response from my audience by creating a contradiction.A clash between initial aesthetic attraction and after a second look : repulsion and the realisation of the tragedy trash causes.In collaboration with musicians and artists, people will come together with their float gear and enjoy music and stunning visuals while floating around, free from gravity.Groups of like minded people meet and float together, embraced by water - giving them the feeling of floating around in the vastness of Space.
Acqua Alta as a tool to link all these techniques starting from a unique phenomenon.