cartones pintados

Upcycling: cartons from tea, coffee or other cardboard packaging that would normally end up in the cardboard collection are given a new life. Some of their shapes are very special. The colouring gives them a special aesthetic significance. The frames found at flea markets or in second-hand shops give the artworks a unique character.
Once again in line with current concepts: recycling, environmental protection.

surreal collage

The series SURREAL COLLAGE is the casual getting-together between reality and dreams.
In the artistic creation, I am completely free of reason and logic, so that the artistic subconscious and the spontaneous mood can take control.

Bettina Costa / Switzerland 2019-2020

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About the series INTERVENCIONES
The earth is undergoing turbulent times. Migration is a daily phenomenon of our globalised and interconnected world. People are «implanted» with their own practices and traditions into unfamiliar environments. The societies are changing. Not everybody is prepared for these changes. Is it still possible to manage a harmonious atmosphere despite the different religions, ethnic groups, political affiliations, etc.?

Unable to ignore this situation, I want to show with my series INTERVENCIONES, how it is possible to reach a compatible balance where big-small, new-old, modern-ancient and any other well-known antithesis can coexist and even make us smile.

Bettina Costa – Switzerland / 2016

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