Projects of photographic installations
These structures are designed for outdoor public spaces, like squares or parks.
Reeds in the Wind
Concept: Rosangela Betti
Rimini 30 October / 30 January 1995/1996
It is a structure to be placed in the green area. The surface is a mirror that reflects the sky as it is when it’s been watched.
The concrete base is 60 cm high, 8 meters long and 4 meters wide and allows the viewer to go upon it.
Sensation: entering the sky
It is a rollerball made of lined cardboard. The first part is rolled out for about 10 meters.
On this long platform there are black and white pictures (1.75×1 mt.) portraying people walking.
50 garbage cans placed in a random and scattered way arranged into a public area in the centre or the edges of a square.
The cans are full of B/W photos (various sizes). Images encourage respect for the environment.
THE WALL TROMP L’OEIL
It is a structure that must be located in a green area. A glass wall, 4 meters height, 20 cm wide, length 6 meters.
Placed in between the glasses are photographs portraying a rough wall made of bricks.
Photo: 100×100 B / W
At 3 meters distance from the glass wall, it will be erected a real rough wall too. 8 meters width, 30 cm wide, 2,20 meters height.
Photo sculpture to be placed in an open and public place.
A tribute to literature.
REEDS IN THE WIND
Concrete structure built with bamboo in it.
Height: 5.50 meters
Length: 7.50 meters
Width: 40 cm
Ten feet from the base a row of pictures portraying bamboo.
Hexagonal-shaped structure with mirror walls.
To be located in a green area.
Inside the hexagon, at night time, a light will allow people to see its content: dry leaves.
Pentagon-shaped structure with mirror walls.
To be placed in a green area or a square.
Inside the pentagon, at night time, a light will allow people to see its content: sheets of paper of various sizes, torn or white or partially written.
20 plexiglass cylinders arranged in a scattered and random way supported by nylon cables hanging from the ceiling.
Inside the cylinders there will be photographs in B / W.
Dimension of the pictures: 150×20 cm
20 plexiglass cylinders arranged in a scattered and random way: 120×20 cm.
Inside the cylinders photographs in B / W.
FROM NOWHERE TO NOWHERE
Imperceptible frames becoming increasingly bigger until they reach the right size.
Eventually, from that right size, they return imperceptible frames, all black in the end.
Birth – Life – Death.
Project of photographic installation by Rosangela Betti
title: the Mesh
70×100 photo B / W portraying tennis balls covering the entire wall of the gallery along its entire surface.
Put at a distance of 2 meters, a 2 meters high metal mesh, running along the entire length of the wall.
October 18th 1995
PROJECT “MY OWN SISTINE CHAPEL”
BY ROSANGELA BETTI
It can have place in a deconsecrated church or in a fake chapel, a space shaped like a church.
Cover everything with photographs 120×200 B / N