Water is Life by Eric Maillet

Jan 13, 2016 | written by:

Today I want to tell you about that time that I gave me an hour of relax after work. I went to Pirelli building, next to Central Station in Milan, at the space dedicated to events and exhibitions that from the 17th of December 2015, holds the exhibition Water is Life by the French photographer Eric Maillet.

If water is the source of life, essential to born, but also to survive, why not to photograph it even when it is tamed, fixed and motionless in our homes, always at your fingertips, like a bottle of water to keep in the bag. The 25 works photograph bottoms of plastic bottle of water, narrating water in its most domestic way and, at the same time, modified and rising as an abstract image, unexpected, colorful and essentially different. The humble bottoms seen together seem a succession of large circles of color, leading to memory rose windows of ancient cathedrals, snowflakes trapped, depths referring to the concept of planet. A circle that ends coming back to life, born from water.

The exhibition, created from a project of Mario Rescio and André Werther and curated by Lele Del Fabbrio (in collaboration with Regione Lombardia) will remain open until 18th of January 2016.

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