The series of hand-blown Murano glass mirrors is irresistibly entitled Senza Immagine (’’without image’’ in Italian). The mirror returns the light but reflects
The artist offers a new type of self-portrait, a reflection on the conditions of possibility of representation.
This defect in the image, this “deficiency” in the mirror signals a frantic loss, an incompleteness of representation, a symbolic deficiency, a lack in which
the desire to see is constituted.
Far from wanting to create an optical illusion, these mirrors without image aim at deceiving the gaze by giving to see the want-to-be in the representation.
These sculptures are still self-portraits, but the image is gone: Senza Immagine.