Artists Remake the World
The Author

The Author : Alexis Cicciù

Biography
Alexis Cicciù (b.1984 in Varese, Italy) lives and works in Menton, France. He studied at Pavillon Bosio, École supérieure d'arts plastiques de la Ville de Monaco and at Ecole Supérieure d'Art Annecy Alpes. Between shamanism and bestiary, his practi... [ read more ]
Contributions
See all the authors +
Around the text
Array ( )
21 February 2019

The apple trees, on the other hand, are a calmer cultivation

In late 2018, Alexis Cicciù arrived at KYTA, in northern India, invited there for an artistic residency. At 2 600 meters in altitude, in the middle of monsoon season, he immersed himself little by little in a new world dominated by insects –one of the artist’s passions—and charas, the local cannabis that sets the pace for the community’s rituals and daily life. A rite of passage told directly from the field.

Read also...