Palazzo Doria Collection | Flynn: Borgomaro, Province of Imperia, Liguria, Italy.
Held in the historic centre of Borgomaro. Complete works in Rooms 11 “Light” and 10 “Cellar ( at the top )” and an object in “Niche” on the stairs have been donated by the artist to the Municipality of Borgomaro to remain in the Palazzo Doria, a permanant collection of works celebrating the spirit, material identity and history of the region.
Palazzo Doria – Borgomaro – dating back to the sixteenth century.
Room 1: The Prison
In former times this space was the prison to the Palazzo Doria. The people of Borgomaro are invited to contribute materials, thus new art may arise.
Room 2: From the Working Life
Materials from the cellars of the region that have been given to the artist provide an insight into the artists methodology; offer redefined identities.
Room 3: The Kitchen
Remains from the everyday life of the Ligurian kitchen, transformed into new identities.
Room 4: The Metal Room
The materiality of different metals; zinc, copper, tin, metal sheeting, iron, explores the fabric of the built environment, recycling and reusage.
Room 5: Working Years [Objects in Time]
This space includes a work by the artist for each year of work in Borgomaro (2005-2015).
Room 6: From the Earth [Dalla Terra]
Art from the Earth. Culture is working with Nature.
Room 7: Fire Room 1
Associated with fire and simplicity of material form.
Room 8: Books and Paper
Works on paper and book constructions, echo village history.
Room 9: Fire Room 2
Wall and floor works on the relationship between fire and time; burnt diaries.
Room 10: The Cellar [at the top]
An installation of objects from the darkness of the cellar; into the light of the top floor of the Palazzo.
Room 11: The Light
The top chamber of the Palazzo with a 3-sided view of Borgomaro reveals light, echoing the sun from first light to dusk.