Alessandro Carboni

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  • Alessandro Carboni creates humorous sculptures by combining objects with seemingly human or animal legs.    Growing legs is intended as a sort of new evolutionary step in the life of the objects in the same way as the first sea creatures were able to move on land when they grew legs for the first time three hundred and seventy-five million years ago. With the addition of newly grown legs, objects are now able to move independently and come back to us in a new form.

     

    The choice of objects used to create these hybrids reflects the artist’s interest in investigating the way we interact with each other and with the environment we live in. Mass-production, exploitation and colonialism are some or the topics that the sculptures are meant to debate.    Based in London, Alessandro graduated with a BA(Hons) in Fine Art from Middlesex University and an MA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins. He has exhibited internationally and his pieces are part of private collections in London, Milan and Athens.  

     

    Exhibitions:

    • 19th November - 31st December 2020 ING Discerning Eye Exhibition (Online)
    • 20th - 29th February 2020 Royal Society of British Artists Mall Galleries (London)
    • 20th September - 4th October 2019 On The Surface of Things Access Space (Sheffield)
    • 18th July - 4th August 2019 Summer Salon Candid Arts Trust  (London)
    • 21st - 31st March 2019 Bad Video Art Festival Zverev Center for Contemporary Art  (Moscow)
    • 26th June - 1st July 2018 Low Entertainment Arch 5  (London)
    • 21st October 2017 Harvest Film Festival Lower Hewood Farm  (Dorset)
    • 24th - 28th May 2017 CSM Show One Central Saint Martins (London)
    • 17th - 20th March 2016 Our Laughter Will Drown Your Sorrows The Laundry  (London)
    • 20th - 27th February 2016 Concept Scene at The Depot (London)
    • 4th -  7th June 2015  Platforms Project at Art Athina 2015 (Lubomirov-Easton Gallery - Athens)
    • 18th March - 4th April 2015 Rainbow Merchant Schwartz Gallery (London)
    • 6th - 9th June 2014 Futures The Old Truman Brewery (London)
    • 29th May - 2nd June 2014 The Future Is Leaving Middlesex University (London)
    • 26th March 2014 Pause Beaconsfield Gallery (London)
    • 16th August - 8th September 2013 Tomorrow’s People Elevator Gallery Hackney WickED (London)
    • 21st - 27th June 2013 Room 603 Working Men’s College (London)
    • Alessandro Carboni, Knight, 2020
      Alessandro Carboni, Knight, 2020
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