Serpientes, ornamento y ceremonia (Serpents, ornament and ceremony) 1

End Date: 02/05/2021

“Serpientes, ornamento y ceremonia” (Serpents, ornament and ceremony) is a selection from Pizzani’s new series – Clay drawings – made during Pizzani’s residency at LaunchPad Lab in South-West France, last autumn.

Pizzani’s research started with an exploration of local raw clays and paper. Both paper and clay are materials produced in the region, widely known for its ceramics and porcelain production. The area has also many pre-historic sites where early pottery reveals the first expressions of material culture.

Reviewing this historic period brought Pizzani back to the snake, its power of regeneration and its many symbolic meanings. Furthermore, the snake is present in the creation myths of many cultures, as is clay. Clay has been a key material for Pizzani. She has been working with ceramics for more than a decade, producing gestural pieces that interlace with her photographs, videos and installations.

The energy and flux present in the works reflect a process guided by the body. There are elements of pe

Cecilia Brunson Projects presents a Solo exhibition of recent works on paper by London based, Venezuelan artist Lucía Pizzani.