Six Questions

Six Questions: Gioia di Girolamo

Tique | art paper asks six questions to an artist about their work and inspiration.
This week: Gioia di Girolamo.

Artist Gioia di Girolamo
Lives in Los Angeles
Website http://www.gioiadigirolamo.it/

How do you describe your own art practice?

My Doppelganger. Each time it’s a fight.

Gioia Di Girolamo, The Mating Season of Frenzy Breeze (2019) 
Installation view at Bianconi Gallery (Italy)_ ph credits: Bianconi Gallery, Massimiliano Costantini

Which question or theme is central in your work?

I try to analyze and understand the spirit of our time. The human being, spirituality, religion, communication, relationships, culture, intellect. To do that I grab the past, walk thrown the present and try to image the future.

Gioia Di Girolamo, Molecule REM Experience (2018), Details 
_ ph credits: Massimiliano Costantini 

What was your first experience with art?

The “Boheme”. My first experience was the Opera. It was my Lullaby.

Gioia Di Girolamo, The Mating Season of Frenzy Breeze (2019)
Exhibition view at Bianconi Gallery (Italy) _ ph credits: Bianconi Gallery, Massimiliano Costantini  

What is your greatest source of inspiration?

Crisis.

Gioia Di Girolamo, UpsideDown (2018)
Synthetic clay,nail polish, acrylic, silicon, vinyl glue, cm 13x11 (each), variable dimensions _  ph credits: Massimiliano Costantini

What do you need in order to create your work?

The ideal would be a place where I can be physically alienate from everything, in the middle of the jungle, a lot of experimentation materials and an excellent Internet connection.

Gioia Di Girolamo, ASMR, Assistent Service For Miracle Reactions (2018)
Exhibition view at Dimora Artica (Italy) _ ph credits: Massimiliano Costantini  

What work or artist has most recently surprised you?

“High Tide” , Marguerite Humeau.

Gioia Di Girolamo, Christoph (2019)
Synthetic clay, acrylic, nail polish, top coat nail polish, cm 24x32x24
_ ph credits: Massimiliano Costantini  

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