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Tatiana Trouvé, IT

Mixed media installation and drawing on paper exhibited at Manifattura Tabacchi in Rovereto

In Polder, Italian artist Tatiana Trouvé created an installation of twisted metal shapes. Intranquility, a series of drawings which completed the installation, depicted spaces and structures where murders and suicides have been committed. The artist asked: Knowing about their violent history, how should we look at these places? These two projects together constituted a reflection on reality and perception