Lives and works in Brussels
This image uses logotypes of the founding brands of our neoliberal society. These signs are figured as symbols of worship and present businesses as producers of value and culture rather than merchandise. This aesthetic refers to the mandala, symmetry and esotericism. He presents materialism as a religion called Egrégorien.
Leo Luccioni his multidisciplinary practice moves seamlessly between installation, sculpture, printmaking, and drawing. Through a colourful, pop and gaudy aesthetics, Luccioni highlights the ambiguity of our relationship with consumerism in a neoliberalism era. Between seduction and abhorrence, ephemeral and sacred, his work involves daily-life standardised products to which are given precious and fictional forms. His pieces become the characters of a fictional narration, comically similar to entrepreneurial storytelling.
Under the disguise of humour and deliberate anti-poesy, Leo Luccioni’s work is deeply conceptual. His subtly provocative practice constantly applies capitalistic phenomenons - such as counterfeit, delocalised production of his own pieces, and advertising - to the artistic field, questioning the absurdity of mass production and the illusion of material happiness of our time.
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