Contaminated tissue

Dust serves as a space-temporal archive, tracing human actions in physical reality. Similar to an archive, pollution captures and preserves information about past events, ideologies, and behaviors. Billions of particles in the air reveal cracks in hegemonic thinking, reflecting cultural production and human activities into tangible toxic materials. Gaia collects pollution samples from Milanese building facades using organic latex, creating contaminated tissue to reflect and map air quality across different neighborhoods in the city.

2024 “ITALY: A New Collective Landscape,” HKDI Gallery di Hong Kong (HK)
2023 ReA! Art Fair 2023, Fabbrica Del Vapore, Milan (IT)
2023: “ITALY: A New Collective Landscape,” ADI Design Museum, Milan