Pocket art project (2001)

“Pocket” is a transparent plastic pocket, left in public spaces, inside which there is gold dust.

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This action art will be continued for years to come.

The next action art will be in Torino in November 2010.

Each of these artistic events will be documented in photo and on video and placed on a website.

A numbered catalogue by critic Tarcisio Dutto will be produced.

This art show has been made possible thanks to the sponsorship and support of P.H2O Arte Foundation, Cuneo.

Title of work : “Pocket ”

Artist : Olivero Domenico.

The first take place at Cartwright Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1, (UK).

Torino in November 2010 in the street of Madama Cristina, Via della Rocca, Via Giulia di Barolo.

Paris in September, 10 of 2011 in the Jardin de Palais Royal, in the heart of Paris.

Venice in June 2011 in the Fondamenta Gerardini on the Pazienze bridge.

Zurich the 14 May 2012 on the Quaibrücke bridge

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Artist Statement

This gold dust slowing blows away from the pocket and contaminates the space behind.

A poetic art which encourages thinking about urban places and evolving time.

This public art urban project “Pocket” will be situated in many places in different cities in Europe, the first in London, then Torino, followed by Nice, Zurich, Venice ...


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