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Sarah Scaniglia

Now let's focus on your artworks: I would like to start with The Rootless Passage that our readers have started to admire in the introductory pages of this article: and I would suggest them to visit your website directly at http://www.sarahscaniglia.com in order to get a wider idea of your stimulating artisti production... in the meanwhile, would you tell us something about the genesis of this project? What was your initial inspiration?

One day I was looking at some pictures that I have made on a beach with fishermen cabins. I found a good onirical mood in there but I wanted to push it a little more by adding a detail : birds. It was simple but a real changing. Here how it's started. Then I decided to create a series in this way named “The Beginning of Infinity”. The Rootless Passage is in the continuity of it. One of the features of The Rootless Passage that has mostly impacted on me is the way you have been effectively capable of recontextualizing the idea of landscape and of environment: as you have remarked, one of the aims of your work is to discover “the other story” which a landscape can tell and when the faces reveal part of secrecy... so I would like to stop for a moment to consider the "function" of the landscape suggested by your work: most of the times it doesn't seem to be just a passive background... and I'm sort of convinced that some informations & ideas are hidden, or even "encrypted" in the environment we live in, so we need to decipher them. Maybe that one of the roles of an artist could be to reveal unexpected sides of Nature, especially of our inner Nature... what's your point about this? I liked the idea that our environment is

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LandEscape Art Review January 2015  

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LandEscape Art Review January 2015  

submit your artworks to landescape@artlover.com

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