One of the main goals of ancient Greek art practice was to strengthen the sense of nationality. The fact that a snake dies in the same place that is born was ideal to make this animal a symbol commonly used in the iconography of that era. On the other hand the pediment of a temple, because of its significance gave the opportunity to the sculptor to highlight his artistry through significant themes.
Immigrant mimic the form of the pediment to talk about the other “ξένος”. This peculiar pediment serves as a raft for the journey of migration.
Immigrants, 2014, porcelain, plastic, wood, plexiglas, bronze, 116cm x 159cm x 23cm