Parione9 gallery presents Urban Code, the first solo exhibition of Francesca Balducci, illustrator and artist from Rome, which has directed its research on the theme of the city in recent years, as an opportunity for a survey on the sign and the relationship between this and the visual imaginary , collective and personal.
"The starting point of the drawings is the experience or the memory of the experience of a physical place or fantasy. The act of drawing, in this context, can be compared to the activity of a seismograph that attempts to record the essentials of those feelings, transforming them on the surface to be drawn. "
14 the works on display, the result of layers of meanings and symbols that inhabit the artist's memory, are his URBAN CODE: skylines where real and imaginary architectural elements give birth to new urban landscapes, graphic signs that are manifested through a personal rewriting of his experience.
The works of Francesca Balducci are visual narratives that tell stories as well as places, encouraging the public to come to terms with their own perception and imagination. They are true works-text, making visible the connection between geometric shapes, signs and language, they can at the same time to illustrate, and the hidden life in the work. Dwelling on the work of Balducci discover a new way of seeing and conceiving the city, spaces and urban landscapes and science fiction, now interpreted as a rhythm, connection and succession of graphic signs.
At the inauguration of the exhibition Francesca Balducci will launch, in the tunnel, to a large new work that will continue until its completion, in the weeks of the exhibition.
"The starting point of the drawings is the experience, or the memory of the experience, of real or a fantasy place of it.The act of drawing, in this context, can be Compared to the activity of a sysmograph Which records the essential elements reporting them on paper. "
Parione9 gallery present the first solo show of artist and illustrator Francesca Balducci. She lives and works in Rome and in the recent years she has focused her reasearch on urban landscapes as a key to investigate the relationship between signs and collective, personal and visual imagination.
The 14 Exhibited works in the show are the artist's Urban Code. They are the result of layers of meanings and symbols drawn from the artist's memory. Francesca's skylines in the architectonic elements, both real and imaginary, give life to new urban landscapes as graphic signs That Represent a personal reinterpretation of the experience. Francesca's works are visual narrations of places and stories and invite the visitors to exercise Their perception and imagination. They are text-based artworks with a visible connection between geometry, signs and language incendio communicate the hidden lives of the work. We are looking at Francesca's works we can look at the city with different eyes as the spaces and the urban and imaginary spaces are interpreted as rhythm, connection and graphic progression.
In occasion of the opening of the exhibition Francesca will start in the gallry a new large scale work Which she will complete Throughout the duration of the exhibition.
Title of the exhibition: Francesca Balducci_ Urban Code, solo exhibition curated by Marta Bandini and Elettra Bottazzi
When: 24 February - March 19 2017
Where: Parione9 gallery | www.parione9.com | Rome
Opening: February 24 18.30 hours
Via di Parione 9, 00186 Rome (Piazza Navona)