Born in 1978 in Milano, he graduated in 2000 at the Comics and Illustration School in Milan.
He's been collaborating for 12 years with publishing houses, advertisement agencies and with his graphic work and also with gadgets and design objects business.
With the pseudonim "Willow" since 2008, he makes canvas by enamel, graphic works,
vinyl toys with a POP inspiration.
He is collaborating with galleries, companies and designers in some countries all over the world.
Willow takes us in a parallel, densely popolulated world, made of plain colours
and a precise, linear, continuous drawing, where each component has got
its close lines - but in any case therer's some space for everyone!
This world is populated by very particular beings, midway between micro-organisms
and virus, who talk to each other by means of balloons; they don't express
themselves by using comic strip's coded onomatopoeias, but rather by emitting
sounds which identify them.
In this overpopulated world social challenges don't lack and it's interesting
to see how in a rebellion to the established order the littlest beings are
those who remonstrate against the tentacled leading figures who are afasic
before such verbal boldness.
The images that Willow show us are seemingly ludic, but thanks to the underlying
formal seriousness which characterizes them, they are endowed with undoubted
communicative power and a great, amusing glamour.
Presentation by Aldo Torrebruno and Anna Epis
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