Benedetta Jacovoni

Benedetta Jacovoni, "Active Sculpture", 2008, a piece of plastic and oil color, 54 52,5 x 53 cm Benedetta Jacovoni, "Active Sculpture", 2008, a piece of plastic and oil color, 54 52,5 x 53 cm

Born in Rome, 1971. Lives and works in Rome and Vienna.

White pages on the back of which the outlines of various kinds of leaves, from all sorts of species of plant, have been scratched with the fingernails. A taxonomy drawn from memory, a relative mimesis, mediated by memory: in the last analysis they are fossils of past experiences that are laid down on the endless expanse of white.

(Marco Tagliaferro, The perfect remedy, exhibition catalogue, 2008, Riccardo Crespi Gallery, Milan)