Tom Barbagli

 

 

TOM BARBAGLI

 

Tom Barbagli, lives and works in Nice.

 


 

A graduate of the Institut Supérieur de Design, he explores the connections and fractures between the worlds of design and art, campaigning to remove the edges and limits.

 

He engages in singular experiments, deviating the laws of physics with as many utilitarian materials (motors, light-emitting diodes, hard disks) as natural materials (beeswax, solid wood, minerals). The ingenuity of the mechanical assemblies then creates dreamlike objects or immersive installations, related to micro-phenomena.

 

Thus the objects he makes transmit inelegible cognitive data on the functioning of consciousness and the surrounding world. And well beyond visual perception, they lead to awakening… awakening of the senses, awakening of consciousness.

 

Noème, 2017
motorized titanum spinning top, glass bell, base and foot in cast iron
160 x 30 cm

 

 

 

Contre-Temps, 2017
Metronome, wood, metal
160 x 11 x 11 cm
©Tom Barbagli

 

 

Tom Barbagli and Anne-Laure Wuillai
Double positif, installation , 2017
sodium lamp, diffusing plexiglass, increased light intensity, painted medium.
100 x 47 x 30 cm

 

 

 

 

 

Contre poids, 2017
Granite ball, rubber, steel, cable, winch
3m diam 4 m

 

AZIMUTH

Benoît BarbagliTom Barbagli, Evan Bourgeau

Camille Franch-Guerra, Omar Rodriguez Sanmartin

Florent TestaAnne-Laure Wuillai

 

With the participation of

Célia Vanhoutte, energy scenography

Frédéric Blancart, curator

 

« Qui nous a traînés ici ? Je le maudis ! »

 

 

 

 

 

Noème, 2017
motorized titanum spinning top, glass bell, base and foot in cast iron
160 x 30 cm

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Barbagli and Anne-Laure Wuillai
Double positif, installation , 2017
sodium lamp, diffusing plexiglass, increased light intensity, painted medium.
100 x 47 x 30 cm

 

 

Tom Barbagli, Distension, 2017
Iceland, black and white HD video, 14min