Saint Selavy , 2014  Wood, metal, NFC tags Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm  The  Electrofetishes  series combines readymades, ”anti-folklorism”, classical African art and spirituality.   Bocio , wooden statuettes mass-produced in Benin and Nigeria with the utilitarian purpose of being “charged” during rituals are diverted, or rather “reverted” by the intervention of the artist.  (click Next to continue)

Saint Selavy, 2014

Wood, metal, NFC tags
Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm

The Electrofetishes series combines readymades, ”anti-folklorism”, classical African art and spirituality.

Bocio, wooden statuettes mass-produced in Benin and Nigeria with the utilitarian purpose of being “charged” during rituals are diverted, or rather “reverted” by the intervention of the artist.

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  Saint Selavy , 2014  Wood, metal, NFC tags Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm  Through the addition of electronic elements, conveyors of both invisible but measurable energies, these statuettes, standing like stylites on columns made of tin cans, a reference both to Warhol and to Marx's notion of “commodity fetishism”, become receivers and emitters of immaterial connectivities: artistic, spiritual and digital.  (click Next to continue)

Saint Selavy, 2014

Wood, metal, NFC tags
Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm

Through the addition of electronic elements, conveyors of both invisible but measurable energies, these statuettes, standing like stylites on columns made of tin cans, a reference both to Warhol and to Marx's notion of “commodity fetishism”, become receivers and emitters of immaterial connectivities: artistic, spiritual and digital.

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  Saint Selavy , 2014  Wood, metal, NFC tags Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm  Spectators can hold their smartphones close to these works, thus sending them a propitiatory and electronic offering and receive messages, good fortune and wishes in return, thus entering a participative, interactive and experiential process.

Saint Selavy, 2014

Wood, metal, NFC tags
Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm

Spectators can hold their smartphones close to these works, thus sending them a propitiatory and electronic offering and receive messages, good fortune and wishes in return, thus entering a participative, interactive and experiential process.

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  Saint Selavy , 2014  Wood, metal, NFC tags Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm  The  Electrofetishes  series combines readymades, ”anti-folklorism”, classical African art and spirituality.   Bocio , wooden statuettes mass-produced in Benin and Nigeria with the utilitarian purpose of being “charged” during rituals are diverted, or rather “reverted” by the intervention of the artist.  (click Next to continue)
  Saint Selavy , 2014  Wood, metal, NFC tags Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm  Through the addition of electronic elements, conveyors of both invisible but measurable energies, these statuettes, standing like stylites on columns made of tin cans, a reference both to Warhol and to Marx's notion of “commodity fetishism”, become receivers and emitters of immaterial connectivities: artistic, spiritual and digital.  (click Next to continue)
  Saint Selavy , 2014  Wood, metal, NFC tags Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm  Spectators can hold their smartphones close to these works, thus sending them a propitiatory and electronic offering and receive messages, good fortune and wishes in return, thus entering a participative, interactive and experiential process.
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EF Saint Theia_LR-1.JPG
EF Saint Aditi_LR-1.JPG
EF Saint Aditi_LR-2.JPG
EF Saint Aditi_LR-4.JPG
EF Saint Selmar_LR.JPG

Saint Selavy, 2014

Wood, metal, NFC tags
Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm

The Electrofetishes series combines readymades, ”anti-folklorism”, classical African art and spirituality.

Bocio, wooden statuettes mass-produced in Benin and Nigeria with the utilitarian purpose of being “charged” during rituals are diverted, or rather “reverted” by the intervention of the artist.

(click Next to continue)

Saint Selavy, 2014

Wood, metal, NFC tags
Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm

Through the addition of electronic elements, conveyors of both invisible but measurable energies, these statuettes, standing like stylites on columns made of tin cans, a reference both to Warhol and to Marx's notion of “commodity fetishism”, become receivers and emitters of immaterial connectivities: artistic, spiritual and digital.

(click Next to continue)

Saint Selavy, 2014

Wood, metal, NFC tags
Dim: 180 x 20 x 20 cm

Spectators can hold their smartphones close to these works, thus sending them a propitiatory and electronic offering and receive messages, good fortune and wishes in return, thus entering a participative, interactive and experiential process.

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