Metamutoidi by Paolo Polloniato

The Metamutoidi by Paolo Polloniato are ceramic sculptures that embody the concept of transformation, which is depicted in its many facets. These objects have been made using traditional moulds, in which parts of human bodies have been grafted. It is a metamorphosis from an inanimate object to a living being, revealing a disturbing and ambiguous character.
The shape of the objects is a relic of a time gone by: they implode, breaking under the weight of the centuries, and the human grafts seem to be shouting out for help, or to be trying to escape an impending threat.
His signature style consists in the use and manipulation of moulds from the historical workshops of his city of origin, that enable him to create sculptures and installations in which history relates with the present, thus generating new scenarios.

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