The customized mosaic “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” _William Morris Each one of us would like to make the environment in which he lives beautiful and comfortable, for himself and for the people he loves. And what we choose to put into […]
Interview by Laura Pizzini/Zeroidee Mutual understanding: a way to achieve real integration and true relationships between people and between cultures. “Conoscere” (“Knowing”), Laura Carraro e Mohamed Chabarik 2015 400 x 300 cm. Marbles, stones, Venetian smalti and gold ph Giovanni Chiarot/Zeroidee “Knowing” is a work born from an encounter between people who want to look […]
“Primavera d’autunno”. Un mosaico nato da un incontro. Il Ritratto di un viaggio e il significato dei confini europei per chi Europeo non è.
“Primavera d’autunno” [Autumn Spring] is a contemporary mosaic by Mohamed Chabarik that will be displayed as part of the RiTratti collective exhibition at the EContemporary Gallery in Trieste from 5 December 2014 to 28 February 2015. (Photo by Giovanni Chiarot/ Puntozero) Where did the idea for this work come from? What gave rise to it? […]
“Realizing a work of art for someone else is a great responsibility; you take on a duty which is also ethical. You must be able to do your best”. (Photo by Anna Fuga) Mohamed Chabarik explains the creative process which is at the origin of a mosaic design, the artist’s responsibility in creating a work […]
The title of this work took inspiration from its shape, which is sinuous, curved and balanced: it consists of one main body and a separate dot, a sort of S-shaped symbol recalling Venice Grand Canal, a proper container for the stories that will be told by the mosaic it enshrines.
Altro da sé – Other than self “Contemporary portrait can’t be enclosed in one identity, in a precise colour or in a certain reality only”. “Nowadays, humanity’s destiny is intersection: of peoples, races, cultures. That’s why I worked on mixture, where identity isn’t depending from colour. It’s a hybrid identity, that is continuously changing and evolving, […]
“Stones carry with them the history of the world. And very often it is they which inspire in us the work itself and its intrinsic message.” [Stonework Personages] – Tiziano Terzani by Mohamed Chabarik / Stones from the TagliamentoRiver) Laura Carraro and Mohamed Chabarik speak of the great value of stones in the mosaic. Round, […]