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(In)visible Cities - large

About this project

(In)visible Cities is a series of mosaic and cast concrete artworks inspired by Italo Calvino’s novel and Carlo Scarpa’s architecture.  The work plays with the notion of what is visible - exploring the intimate detail, and beauty, of unseen, ‘glimpsed’ spaces.  It depicts a highly personal response to ‘place’ which combines an interest in abstracted, simplified forms with subconscious associations and memories evoked by the built environment - juxtaposing colour, texture, materiality and scale.


£850 — £3950


contemporary mosaic, cast concrete, architectural mosaics, design


Mosaic, Design, Glass


Glass, Mixed Media, Precious metal, Stone
(In)visible Cities: Muro d’Oro 1
Photographer: Michael Wolchover
(In)visible Cities: Reveal 3
Photographer: Michael Wolchover
(In)visible Cities: Pavimento 1
Photographer: Michael Wolchover

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(In)visible Cities - small

Disciplines Mosaic, Design, Glass
Materials Mixed Media, Glass, Stone

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(In)visible Cities - medium

Disciplines Design, Mosaic, Glass
Materials Glass, Mixed Media, Stone