Stelios Faitakis is participating in the exhibition "Shit and Die" which is curated by Maurizio Cattelan, Myriam Ben Salah and Marta Papini at Palazzo Cavour in Turin as part of One Torino.
Faitakis’ figurative, anthropocentric murals that consist "Fortunately Absurdity is Lost" are political and social allegories, packed with visual information, multi-layered narratives and dense symbolism. Certain historical incidents relating to the city of Turin are used in this mural to create precise metaphors on the human condition. In particular these are the Frejus Tunnel Construction, Nietzsche’s collapse in Turin and the demonstration that lead to the end of the Lotta Continua Organization.
Stelios Faitakis' large scale site specific mural "Fortunately Absurdity is Lost" was realized with the generous support of the Onassis Foundation, Athens and the kind help of Attitudine Forma, Torino.
Address: Palazzo Cavour, Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour, 8 – Torino
On view until January 11, 2015