Tuccimei’s Flower Power is a contemplative installation, one that cannot be understood visually, but must be experienced wit the heart, or as the Little Prince explains: “On ne voit bien qu’avec le coeur. L’essentiel est invisible pour les yeux” (“One sees clearly only with the heart. What is essential is invisible to the eye”). If one allows the heart to enter into her enchanted flower garden of the Flower Power, one may perceive that life is beautiful, despite its fragility, and that every life, like every flower, is precious, uniqueand has the whole universe reflected within its being.

                                                                                                                  Emeritus Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA Australian National University   /  Canberra 2017

 

Being given the chance to introduce her work to Australia as a finalist  at the 2013 and  2016  editions of Sculpture by the Sea the ever more popular exhibition staged every year (since 1997) along the coastal walk between Bondi and Tamarama, in Sydney. 

Flower Power is composed of three sculptures of identical shape of decreasing size, from the largest measuring 300 cm in width to the smallest  measuring  around 150 cm, for a total    weight of 800 kg, made of entirely reflecting stainless steel.

Flower Power  has been crafted in Italy thanks to the patronage  of OMCF, Florence. Over 20 workers were employed at the creation  of the sculpture. 

Flower Power is now installed at the Italian Embassy in Canberra

In November  2013   Passage Secret   has been created using a stainless steel sheet over 8 m long and will be placed on one of the most prominent sites of the coastal walk.   the sculpture is “Like a magic mirror, a sort of giant ring as a secret gate to another world”.

This sculpture is now permanenting exposed at Hillview Sculptures Park / Moss Vale NSW Australia

http://www.sculpturebythesea.com/

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