Taijitu. Black & White Soul
Two children, one in front of the other. They, placed in a iron box and immersed in the water, cross their gazes in a game of identity exchanges that are completed together. The constriction in a box full of water is symbolically charged with ethical and social meanings but, at the same time, it also represents an idea of rebirth. Through the naturalness and simplicity of childhood, their crossed fragility reveals harmony and balance and, precisely this fragility, becomes the spirit from which the strength for change springs. So, fragility and delicacy, fragility and awareness, fragility and strength, expressed by the sculptures and transported in music
Cristina Mercuri (1996, Mondovì, Italy) got her BA in Electronic Music Composition summa cum laude at METS-Conservatorio di Cuneo, where she’s currently pursuing her Master’s degree. She attended masterclasses and seminars with Jonty Harrison, Annette Vande Gorne, Francesco Giomi (Tempo Reale), José Manuel Berenguer, Yannick Hofmann (ZKM) and others. Recently, in addition to other concerts, she took part with her works in the festivals “Agorà Creative” in Grenoble and “ADELA? Is it working?” in Ljubljana, both part of the European project EASTN-DC.