A day with Catalan sculptor Cinto Casanova

by on Monday, 08 October 2007 Comments
This is the story of a day spent with Cinto Casanova, a Jesuit and sculptor from Catalonia, in July 2002. He had generously opened the doors of his workshop, and introduced me to the different stages of his work. Now, more than five years later, I still remember how impressive it was to listen to his stories and to discover his personality, whose strength appears through his creations. Cinto has his own oven, where he burns the bronze he uses for his works. In a certain way, his sculptures tell me that we have to dominate the fire that burns within ourselves, so as to melt into a whole the many facets of our identity – as it happens for a sculpture…

 

 

Roberto M. Ribeiro (利培德)

Roberto M. Ribeiro, Brazilian, has just arrived in Asia. Now living in Taipei, he is deeply interested in Chinese culture and its interaction with other traditions. His main fields are photography and new media, with a specific look on the relation between ethics and esthetics.

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