torino-based studio nucleo houses some of italy’s most prestigious artists, designers and architects. after successfully funding its ‘terra grass’ kickstarter campaign back in 2016, the collective of artists and designers, head by piergiorgio robino, have shifted gears towards sculpture-driven arts. in its latest exhibition, nucleo presents the ‘law of past experience’ series of welded and polished bronze plates on vintage sculptures.


‘boolean’ and (bust), 2017 – nucleo_piergiorgio robino + edoardo u. trave.
welded, polished, bronze plates on vintage sculpture – 40 x 53 x 100h cm – unique piece
all images © studio pepe fotografia

 

nucleo‘s ‘law of past experience’, a project curated by atto belloli ardessi and ginevra bria futurdome, uses computer-aided boolean data to create the unique sculptures. using boolean data, the designers can determine the operations of subtraction, intersection, and union executed in the sculpture. this creates a perfect harmony between contemporary art and traditional, historical sculptures.


‘boolean’ and (dog), 2017 – nucleo_piergiorgio robino + edoardo u. trave.
welded, polished, bronze plates on vintage sculpture – 136 x 45,5 x 110h cm – unique piece


‘boolean’ and (eagle), 2017 – nucleo_piergiorgio robino + edoardo u. trave.
welded, polished, bronze plates on vintage sculpture – 81 x 85 x 192,7h cm – unique piece


‘boolean’ and (girl with a bird), 2017 – nucleo_piergiorgio robino + edoardo u. trave.
welded, polished, bronze plates on vintage sculpture – 38,5 x 32,2 x 99h cm – unique piece


‘boolean’ and (greyhound), 2017 – nucleo_piergiorgio robino + edoardo u. trave.
welded, polished, bronze plates on vintage sculpture – 45 x 33,2 x 90,3h cm – unique piece


‘boolean’ and (swans), 2017 – nucleo_piergiorgio robino + edoardo u. trave.
welded, polished, bronze plates on vintage sculpture – 72 x 62 x 95h cm – unique piece

 

 

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