MA-DONNE An All-female Army Against Violence on Show at Como

on view from y November 30 at Spazio Culturale Ratti in Como, the work of BIOS Vincent MA-DONNE, a solo-exhibit that focuses on the sacredness of women violated by violence.

Milano (I-Newswire) December 1, 2013 - Always attentive in his artistic research to most important social issues, BIOS Vincent returns to Como after having been invited last year with regard to a project on the subject of violence against women, a matter that is particularly dear to the city of Como.

Leading player of the show, displaying 3 art installations and 12 altarpieces of artist BIOS Vincent, will be the work entitled MA-DONNE, an army of 169 Madonnas pierced with nails, like martyrs, offering themselves to the viewer as the evidence of a violence repeating itself identically in time. These are the women that suffer ordinary violence by their men, husbands, lovers, fathers, fiancs, but also at their working places, at school and, more in general, in their hometown and still keep standing proud and pure in their being Madonnas.

At the core of the work, a red Madonna, showing no sign of violence, seems to be asking the viewer for an answer. A bevy of butterflies flies over this all-female army: the work of Chinese artist Wang Pan, invited by BIOS Vincent that stands as a reference to that process of transformation that leads to beauty as purity, to lightness and thought. A comparison between different cultures, but most of all, the sign of a possible dialogue between men and women.

The work MA-DONNE, doesn't stand as an end in itself, on the contrary, it is the starting point of a
reflection for everyone, from the simple viewer to those associations involved in the defense of women. And real women will be the co-stars of the performance MA-DONNE. Starting from the opening day BIOS Vincent will collect 169 pictures of women to create a real all-female army taking part in a dialogue with those others made of plaster, sign of a female society engaged in the fight against violence. It will then be the artist to intervene on the pictures shooting against them: an action of violence and brutality as that suffered by women. At the same time, a butterfly will alight on those pictures, symbol of social change and hope.

With the patronage of the City of Como.
Acknowledgments to the financial and cultural partners : Animatamente, Bel-Real Estate Group, Luz, OFFBRERA, Masnada, Vertical Line.

Spazio Culturale Antonio Ratti, ex Chiesa di S.Francesco, Largo Lorenzo Spallino 1 Como.
Open until January 8, 2014.
Opening time: tue-fri from 3 pm to 7 pm, sat-sun from 10 am to 7 pm.

About Chiara Carolei

Press office, communication services, content managing, editorial services, photography, copy writin   More..g services, SEO, translations, advertising creation, public relation, events assistanceLess..

Contact Information

Chiara Carolei
Chiara Carolei


art   women   violence  

Published On:

December 1, 2013

Print Release:

Print Release

If you have questions regarding information in this press release contact the company listed above. is a press release service and not the author of this press release.The information that is on or available through this site is for informational purposes only and speaks only as of the particular date or dates of that information. As some companies and PR Agencies submit their press releases once per week,month or quarter, make sure to check the official company website for accurate release dates as our site displays the press release distribution date only.We do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information on or available through this site, and we are not responsible for or omissions in that information or for actions taken in reliance on that information.

Related Releases

An Overview of the Hoax Story of Loving the Classics Reviews
In the articles and blogs that have been publishes recently on the internet have been talking about customers posting loving the classics complaints all over the internet.

The P.I.D.D. Personal Irritation Dispersion Device
The P.I.D.D. Personal Irritation Dispersion Device allows the user to safely express anger at televised programs.

Bcut Productions Presents "The Hilltop Barbershop" Movie Premiere
This summer Bcut Productions will be premiering its latest comedy, "The Hilltop Barbershop" open to the general public

Pulse And Treatment: Debut Album By A Modern Way To Die
The italian trio, fresh from the EP "Bad Medicine" and a mini-tour in Sicily, present their first full length album: eight tracks that mix electronic sounds ,post-punk and new-wave, among which is the lead single "She Walks".

A Haven For Music Lovers - Mobvd.Com bridges the requirement of both these groups marvelously. You can find Hindi hd videos almost instantly, when you visit the website.