Transparent Sculptures Constructed Only From Wire Mesh Cast Ethereal Shadows

Edoardo Tresoldi is an Italian sculptor, makes near-transparent sculptures using wire mesh, and often positions them in public places.

Edoardo Tresoldi is an Italian sculptor, known for his massive architectural sculptures made of wire. He makes near-transparent sculptures using wire mesh, and often positions them in public places. The buildings were illuminated at night and cast ethereal shadows.

2018 | Ethereal Shadows Over Coachella Music Festival

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All photos by Roberto Conte

Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi built three transparent structures for this year’s Coachella music festival in California. Titled ‘Etherea’, the sculptural series was comprised of three identical buildings in different sizes, inspired by Neoclassical and Baroque aesthetics. The buildings were illuminated at night with a hazy lavender glow.

2017 | An Expansive Pavilion Constructed from Wire Mesh

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All photos by Roberto Conte, courtesy the artist.

As part of a royal event in Abu Dhabi, Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi was tasked with the creation an immense environment of architectural elements built from wire. The variety of objects fully encompass the event space, creating elegant partitions and environments within the 7,000 square meter space.

2015 | An Early Christian Church Resurrected in Towering Wire Mesh

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all images © Blind Eye Factory

With hundreds of yards of wire mesh artist Edoardo Tresoldi has built an interpretation of an early Christian church that once stood in its place at the current Archaeological Park of Siponto, Italy. Built with the assistance of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and the Archaeology Superintendence of Puglia, the installation connects ancient archaeology with contemporary art.

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