Studio Elica by Carlo Pastore e Elisabetta Bovina design and create entire collections in stoneware and porcelain.
Sculpture vases modeled by hand and decorated with a brush.
Celebrating the human body by dissecting it. The human body as a great system of signs and symbols.
We are expression, beyond words and gestures. A prospective of the flesh in which certain parts become containers.
Here then are hands and feet, and teeth made into porcelain with a figurative “dissection”:
not containers of nerves, veins, bones, blood but of ideas and messages.
Consciousness of man as architecture, as column, capital, but also as vase, a relationship between reality and appearance that we are still trying to resolve.
A collection of hand-made uniques. Every form, every decoration depends on the personal handiness of the artist.
The imperfections are an addes value and make every item similar but never identical to the others.
Anemones, unlikely corals, the concept of a rose and waterlilies leaves, enrich these forms.
Porcelain bisquit like watercolor-painted paper and stoneware with brightly colored engobes, collection of furnishing objects freely stolen from nature.
“And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tonguesin trees, book in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything” William Shakespeare