Childhood (Super Mario)

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  • The sculpture was designed with a vector program. After that with a water jat machine the various part of the mosaic was cut in three different kind of marble recombained togheter to became the shape of the first version of Super Mario.

    The choice is not random, Mario represent the childhood of my generation but was also, at the time came, the childhood of a new generation of videogames. Propose it in a pixel format but carved in marble is a new way to approach between marble sculpture and new media, and in short a new childhood of communication.
    The figure carved into the side of a square format 1.60 meters. This is to create a state of confusion and disorientation due to the fact that the initial proportions of the figure to the video of Super Mario were much lower and therefore the image will be more immediate as we turn away from it.
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