Francesca is Italian-Argentinian, grew up in Rome where she lives and works.
In parallel to her studies in Letters, she has learnt in five years the goldsmith’s job in a traditional workshop.
Later she became a technician in wood sculpting, then she specialized in the artistic treatment of metalwork at TAM, the School founded and directed by master Arnaldo Pomodoro.
Francesca progressed her studies with a Masters in jewellery, silversmithing and related products at BCU in England, and her work has been exhibited internationally and showcased at selected exhibitions.
materials: cherry wood, aluminium foam, silver, stainless steel
technique: shaping, welding and assembling
Beyond is the synthesis of a research based on three elements: resistance, lightness and simplicity of form.
In the processing phase, the wood combined with aluminium foam is transformed into a new and malleable matter.
It is essential to go beyond the gaze, beyond the intimate texture of polychromy to discover the unexpected pleasure of the tactile relationship with the object, the levity and perception of hot organic material by that of cold metal.