Orfeo Tagiuri’s Life Fall (2021) employs hand-drawn sketches to express human mortality. Tagiuri’s dainty yet darkly comic diagram shows a figure endlessly falling from one man-hole marked ‘before’ down through another, marked ‘after’. The empty space between is simply labelled ‘life’ - putting the meme in ‘memento mori’.
Limited Edition LCD Display Video Print in Acrylic
Large Acrylic: 5.8 x 8.4 x 1 inches
Comes with US plug and custom mag-safe cable
Orfeo Tagiuri (b. 1991, Brookline, MA, USA) lives and works in London. Orfeo's practice spans from painting and drawing to performance, film, woodcarving, animation, and music. Orfeo has both exhibited and performed internationally, including at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2018), at Fiorucci Art Trust's Volcano Extravaganza (2016) and the ICA, London (2015). Orfeo is a graduate (MFA Painting, 2019) of the Slade School of Fine Art, and previously attended Stanford University. In 2020, Orfeo was nominated as one of the recipients of the Bloomberg New Contemporaries, with an exhibition opening in May 2021 at the South London Gallery.
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