A link between humans and ceramics, a bond symbolised by two hands clasping, a union that is capable of harnessing energy and creating forms and project of all kinds, evoked by the distinctive, sophisticated texture of the ceramic tiles that clad the hands like a second skin. The growth, development and evolution of human beings reflects that of ceramic, an age-old material that is nonetheless capable of modelling itself into increasingly contemporary and modern forms. Thanks to the use of bright colours in the image, the observer’s gaze is drawn immediately to the hands, which stand out from the white background for their texture.
Born in Bresso in 1991, Valentina Algeri attended the Liceo Artistico Caravaggio high school in Milan. She has always had a passion for painting and graphic design and since a very young age has contributed to the creation of logos, coordinated images and packaging, taking part in numerous competitions. In 2011 she enrolled at the Arte & Messaggio school, where she is studying to pursue a career in the world of graphic design, publishing, advertising and web design.