Follow Us

Copyright 2014 Brand Exponents All Rights Reserved

Amazone

2014 (120/100) fragment glass Murano Abate Zanetti, plastic hose, wool, silk, plaster, nylon, metal net.

In mythology this women warrior  symbolically would have her breast removed in order to practice bow and arrow and be able to hunt and fight and take the place of man in the society. In these societies, women kept men dependant and inferior to remove the  threat  for power they could signify .  This representation of an wounded  Amazon caught or resting in a net as an analogy with women struggles .

Part of the installation is composed of fragments of Murano  Abate Zanetti  glass , recomposed in part whenever possible as well as ordinary glass and plastic pipes attached with wool and silk threads. A metallic net hold the sculpture in suspension.