Kontemplazzjoni (Contemplation) from the TATOM Exhibition by Dominique Ciancio

TATOM – Dominique Ciancio Exhibition

Published: 09 Jan 2020
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TATOM, The Anachronistic Thoughts of Man, a solo exhibition of paintings by Dominique Ciancio, was held at the Arte Gallery in Victoria, Gozo.

Through a series of oil paintings, Dominique Ciancio takes a look at the fleeting nature of time and how values seem to shift with it. TATOM stems from a number of enduring controversies. Are there everlasting and unchanging principles that stand through time like solid immovable trees? And how can a painting discern the heart and thoughts of man?

TATOM is an attempt at exploring a few of these ideas.

Works can be viewed or purchased at the artist’s studio in Floriana (by appointment +356 99541617). Alternatively, you can visit his website – ciancioart.com or follow him on Facebook on Dominique Ciancio – Official

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About the Artist

Dominique Ciancio works as a freelance artist between Malta and Norway. After graduating in History of Art and Philosophy at the University of Malta in 2004, he worked with theatre and film. In 2005, he joined the Art Department at Universal Studios Inc. and worked on productions with notable film directors such as Steven Spielberg. At the age of 26 he moved on to painting full time while living for 5 years in Oslo, Norway. Gradually he shifted his creative focus to a series of interdisciplinary projects combining picture and sound art. Some notable collaborations with UK sound artist Justin Wiggan include The Idiot, Factotum, USA in 2013 and Sword Fighting Jazz, Birmingham, UK in 2014.

Other Solo Projects

2008 WIRE, Schonings Gate Oslo, Norway
2010 The Curious, Cittadella, Gozo Malta
2011 Silent Pulses, Palazzo Ferreria, Malta
2013 Malerier, Galleri Taide, Telemark, Norway
2014 UNPACK – A visio-phonic experience at Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Valletta, Malta
Semartilma – Dissolving Borders at Arte Gallery, Gozo.
In 2015 selected to create seven murals for Esplora Interactive Science Centre, Bighi, Malta.
2016 saw his collaboration with Spright-Art, on AJITP, The Hague, Netherlands