Pareidolia by Kiko Gianocca

Exhibition  /  31 May 2016  -  02 Jul 2016
Published: 26.05.2016
Kiko Gianocca. Necklace: Veneer, 2016. Wood veneer, balsawood, brass.. Photo by: Kiko Gianocca. Kiko Gianocca
Necklace: Veneer, 2016
Wood veneer, balsawood, brass.
Photo by: Kiko Gianocca
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Kiko Gianocca’s fourth solo exhibition at Gallery Funaki is titled Pareidolia, which refers to the human trait of perceiving in an object or sound a pattern or meaning that doesn’t actually exist. This is most frequently encountered in our tendency to detect faces in things such as natural rock or vegetation formations, and marks and stains on various surfaces. The relevance of pareidolia to Gianocca’s jewellery is in the various ways that human perception and intervention are able to transform things into something familiar and personal to us.