Miriam Di Fiore
Four of the Seven Theme Objects
Nightmare Instruments, Reconciliation,
? Hope & Redemption
These are pieces with a saw, a knife, and
tools to cut and kill trees.
They are nightmares for the trees and
I use them to talk about the violence and fear,
in a metaphoric sense.
Let the Axe Sleep
is the title of the piece to the left;
is to the right
Here are the pieces that I make using things
that come from living in the country:
The bucket of
Water Flows, the
In the Honor of the Beech Trees
(to the right) or the Board of
Not only of bread.
pieces, I try to get a common point between
nature and humans.
We have to use nature to
live. We have to continuously make sacrifices.
People are part of the alimentary chain:
at the same time everybody’s predators and
The problem is a matter of respect to Nature,
using it only when we have to.
Few persons in today's World have close contact
same time, to live Nature’s rhythm is
Life in the countryside, in the
past centuries, was very hard and painful.
is the “box” where I ideally write the word
Peace between the Sky, the Earth and Me
(Me as a Human being).
This Work connected to a piece of
wood (trunk, branch, roots, etc.)
It is a personal section, because, as a child,
I had a tree in the garden where I loved to play, and climb on its
On the tree, every dream seemed possible.
That tree was a theatre where I tested my fantasy.
Every time that I burn logs in my fireplace,
I feel time is going away with the smoke.
Each log is older than me.
They came from the past to warm my present,
like the beautiful memories that I preserve in my Dreams’ Drawers.
If I want to go back, in an
to where I am “still” climbing on a magic tree,
only a magic piece of wood can take me there
Walking in the Winter
7.6 x 10 x 3.8" Glass 7 x 6"
April 16, 2004 Collectors, Rockaway, NJ
7 x 12 x 4.5" Glass 7 x 6
SOLD through another Gallery