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Piero Chiariello – Wallpapers for your phone #6

Wallpapers for your phone #6 Piero Chiariello Mazzacana Gallery

Mazzacana Gallery presents the ten digital artworks created by Piero Chiariello for the exhibition Wallpapers for your phone #6, curated by Federica Lavarini. The artworks will be free to download starting at 6:30 PM (CEST) on September 11th 2021, and they will become available upon payment at the end of the event – October 11th 2021 – or after 500 copies downloaded.

“Maximum complexity and maximum simplicity correspond” as Piero Chiariello says, for this reason in Pulvis he employs an everyday, anonymous and sometimes insidious element: atmospheric dust. It has existed for millennia, reveals the presence of light, absorbs environmental cues, arranges itself according to precise laws and, at the same time, refers to vagueness and chance. Pulvis is the dust which, undisturbed, has deposited for months on the surface of various materials and returns an imaginary landscape of what happened during our absence and without our action.

Federica Lavarini, curator of the exhibition.
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 4 (detail)
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 4 (detail), 2019, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 9
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 9, 2021, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 10
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 10, 2021, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 11
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 11, 2021, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 12
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 12, 2021, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 13
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 13, 2021, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 14
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 14, 2021, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 15
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 15, 2021, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 16
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis 16, 2021, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis bia (detail)
Piero Chiariello, Pulvis bia (particolare), 2020, digital image (.jpg), 1080 x 1920 px, Mazzacana Gallery

Piero Chiariello was born in 1972 in Torre del Greco (Naples) where he still lives and works. After having studied Architecture at the University “Federico II”, his art research has been articulated through painting, photography, music, video, sculpture and installations. He has exhibited his artworks in various national and international occasions, including MAXXI and MACRO in Rome, the 54° Venice Biennale, the international project of digital art SPAMM and three editions of the New Digital Art Biennale in Brazil.