Silvia Gatti
silvietta.gatti@gmail.com

Silvia Gatti
silvietta.gatti@gmail.com

BIO 
Silvia Gatti is an architect and a visual artist who lives and works in Amsterdam. She graduated cum laude in 2021 from The Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Silvia is a multidisciplinary artist where concepts inform the process of her works. She uses various media as drawings, video-sound installations and experimental publications. Her final thesis “Enter, Esc. Please.” received a nomination for the Gerrit Rietveld Thesis prize 2021.
In 2019 she won the art competiton #Lassnigbyme at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam among more than 300 participants. Her artworks are currently on the Stedelijk Museum webpage and Instagram account. 
https://www.stedelijk.nl/nl/special/lassnigbyme#slideshow-75167


ARTIST STATEMENT 

Art should be in conversation with the culture as a whole.
It should run after the need to go further in time and each time 
should be seen as a sort of upheaval, culturally, artistically, engaging with the infinite possibilities out there. The role of art is making something to say about it and show it, give it to the world.     If there is nothing to say, then why make art? 
Language has the power to deal with that. Colours, images, shapes or forms construct all rest.


ART PRACTISE
 
" The body of my work is mainly centred on the exploration of bodily and digital language and their combined effects on reality. In my art practise, I’m constantly learning from the experience of being a human: dealing with the tragicomic concept of the “self” and with the limitations of our body. Ultimately I’ve found in language and poetry the way to overcome them. I often work on human scale drawings as cartographic reenactment of body sensations and I combine them with text based video installations where words, poetry, digital artefacts and sounds respond and interact with each other. I’m fascinated by the interconnection between human and machine logic and how the process of creation has to do, in both cases, with a language that deals with time and repetition.
I like to experient with the process of writing. During the moment of constructing a phrase, there is always something changing, a word erased, a mistake, a broken sentece. To me this process highlights the impermanence of meanings in time and space. My presence and my absence in the work is intentional and it is a way to detach the viewer from the specification of who is who and who does / say what. My intention is to give to the audience a mesmerising yet intimate perception of poetry and language, in a performative a-temporal and aspatial context."




 

BIO 
Silvia Gatti is an architect and a visual artist who lives and works in Amsterdam. She graduated cum laude in 2021 from The Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Silvia is a multidisciplinary artist where concepts inform the process of her works. She uses various media as drawings, video-sound installations and experimental publications. Her final thesis “Enter, Esc. Please.” received a nomination for the Gerrit Rietveld Thesis prize 2021.
In 2019 she won the art competiton #Lassnigbyme at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam among more than 300 participants. Her artworks are currently on the Stedelijk Museum webpage and Instagram account. 
https://www.stedelijk.nl/nl/special/lassnigbyme#slideshow-75167

ARTIST STATEMENT 
Art should be in conversation with the culture as a whole.
It should run after the need to go further in time and each time 
should be seen as a sort of upheaval, culturally, artistically, engaging with the infinite possibilities out there. The role of art is making something to say about it and show it, give it to the world.     If there is nothing to say, then why make art? 
Language has the power to deal with that. Colours, images, shapes or forms construct all rest.

ART PRACTISE 

" The body of my work is mainly centred on the exploration of bodily and digital language and their combined effects on reality. In my art practise, I’m constantly learning from the experience of being a human: dealing with the tragicomic concept of the “self” and with the limitations of our body. Ultimately I’ve found in language and poetry the way to overcome them. I often work on human scale drawings as cartographic reenactment of body sensations and I combine them with text based video installations where words, poetry, digital artefacts and sounds respond and interact with each other. I’m fascinated by the interconnection between human and machine logic and how the process of creation has to do, in both cases, with a language that deals with time and repetition.
I like to experient with the process of writing. During the moment of constructing a phrase, there is always something changing, a word erased, a mistake, a broken sentece. To me this process highlights the impermanence of meanings in time and space. My presence and my absence in the work is intentional and it is a way to detach the viewer from the specification of who is who and who does / say what. My intention is to give to the audience a mesmerising yet intimate perception of poetry and language, in a performative a-temporal and aspatial context."




 

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