Interview by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.
Sculptor Paolo Grassino (Turin, 1967) creates large-scale installations using industrial materials. Plastic piping, cargo pallets, latex and steel are marshalled to create landscapes and figures alluding to chaos and urban dystopia. Animals and humans are rendered in metal and black latex, robbed of their eyes, mouths and ears. Incorporating Arte Povera’s use of low or everyday materials and using a restricted monochromatic palette…[read on…]