A miracle has a logic of its personal. Elusive and mysterious, it’s onerous to pin down in phrases, not to mention to seize in a number of pictures. However to precise it as an object, within the physicality of day by day life is, maybe, a close to-impossibility. That’s what Alessandro Zambelli makes an attempt. He focuses on the most effective-recognized miracles of Christian custom; the one one recounted in all 4 gospels. The result’s the chair LOAVES&FISHES (St. Philip).
This mosaic of rectangular panels embodies the symbols of the miraculous occasion and, on the similar time, reveals its essence. The blue of the ocean and the gold of the corn stand for the multiplied loaves and fishes and in addition recur with St. Philip. The quantity 5, so vital within the gospel accounts, is historically this saint´s rating among the many apostles. Nevertheless, the chair itself appears virtually â€˜lifted´ from the cupola of the Pantheon in Rome. Actually that may be a method of taking a look at LOAVES&FISHES: as an on a regular basis â€˜Pantheon´ on a smaller, extra domesticated scale, like a reassuring piece of votive structure within the residence. [Photos and information provided via e-mail by Alessandro Zambelli]