“How can a three-pound mass of jelly that you can hold in your palm imagine angels, contemplate the meaning of infinity, and even question its own place in the cosmos? Especially awe inspiring is the fact that any single brain, including yours, is made up of atoms that were forged in the hearts of countless, far-flung stars billions of years ago. These particles drifted for eons and light-years until gravity and change brought them together here, now. These atoms now form a conglomerate- your brain- that can not only ponder the very stars that gave it birth but can also think about its own ability to think and wonder about its own ability to wonder. With the arrival of humans, it has been said, the universe has suddenly become conscious of itself. This, truly, it the greatest mystery of all.”
― V.S. Ramachandran, The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
Gabriella Parisi has long been interested in the subconscious and mental representations in art. How does an artist take good self-care with his inner self? What is the power of the subconscious? What inspires the creative process? Her ready made "Intergalactic Mental Space" (1960-2015) travels from unconscious to conscious, searching for a way to articulate what seems indefinable and to express the power of art to reveal what is within, to challenge oneself to face what is unexplored, and eventually to begin to enriching themselves.
"Intergalactic Mental Space" (1960-2015) is an original "ready-made" by Gabriella Parisi. This ready made is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
"Ready-made"/ Plastic, fabric, painting, needlework, embroidery
Plastic, fabric, painting, needlework, embroidery