Black Honey Black Honey, Dickens' Room, House of St Barnabas in Soho, London, United Kingdom - 2018 This site-specific installation for the Dickens Room of the House of St Barnabas aims to highlight the substantial decline in many species of bees in the UK. Under threat from loss of habitat, pesticide use and rising global Read More
Dickens’ Ghosts Dickens' Ghosts, Garden of the House of St Barnabas in Soho, London, United Kingdom - 2018 Paying homage to Charles Dickens’ connection to The House of St Barnabas, Roberto Cambi has created this playful installation of ghosts, ascending the historic plane trees to escape the walled garden – the inspiration for Dr Manette Read More
The Oracle at The Chapel of St Barnabas The Oracle, Chapel of the House of St Barnabas in Soho, London, United Kingdom - 2018 First seen on the island of San Servolo in the Venetian Lagoon, the installation is being exhibited in the Chapel of the House of St Barnabas in London. Erected between 1862 Read More
Pest Infestation A stinging satire on British politics and the trappings of power. Gone are the humble mice holes in the skirting board. A much more sinister pest infestation has taken hold of 10 Downing Street. Installed for the first time on the landing of the reception staircase of the House of St Barnabas in Read More
Dormant Sixteen pieces presented together as an installation at the Arte Forlí Contemporanea exhibition in 1990 and in a smaller ensemble of seven at 4cento in Milan in 2014. Together with a motto from one of the seven sages of Greece, each piece has a hidden mechanism to make the head gently rock on the pillow. Read More
If it does not kill you, it fattens you If it does not kill you, it fattens you, Spazio Nibe, Milan, Italy - 2016 Roberto Cambi's piece, the aptly named 'Se non ammazza, ingrassa' (if it does not kill you, it fattens you), debuted at 'Parole, Cibo, Ceramica - viaggio tra mondi trasversali' at the Spazio Read More
Magic Flowers Magic Flowers, SIAM, Milan, Italy - 2015 The Society for the Promotion of the Arts and Crafts (SIAM is the Italian acronym) was founded in 1838 by cultural luminaries such as Heinrich Mylius, Antonio De Kramer, Michele Battaglia, Luigi Magrini and Giulio Curioni with the aim of supporting the technical progress of the manufacturing Read More
The Oracle The Oracle, Venice Lido and Island of San Servolo, Venice, Italy - 2014 There is something deeply flawed yet inherently human about the struggle to keep pace with technologies developed to enhance lives. People are eagerly and enthusiastically over connected. The sheer amount of words and images might give the illusion of barriers Read More
It’s Only a Matter of Time It's Only a Matter of Time, Ex. Macello, Padua, Italy - 2013 It's Only a Matter of Time, Arsenale, Venice, Italy - 2014 The body of work for "It's only a matter of time" was first displayed at the Ex. Macello, a former slaughterhouse, in Padua in 2013 for Read More
White Baccelloni at the Castle White Baccelloni and Green Flowers, Castle of San Pietro in Cerro, Piacenza, Italy - 2013 Contribution to DesigNaturArte, an outdoor art event focused on the relation between people and nature.
83 Ghosts Escape the Tower 83 Ghosts Escape the Tower, Castello di Castellamonte, Turin, Italy - 2012 Contribution to the 52nd Ceramic Fair and 9th Applied Art Exhibition of 2012. The installation 83 Fantasmi in Fuga was set up at the Castello di Castellamonte, a 14th century castle in the municipality of Castellamonte in the Piedmont Read More
Reflowering Reflowering, Giardini Indro Montanelli, Milan, Italy - 2011 Contribution to the 16th Orticola Flower Show, an outdoor fair to promote Italian horticultural traditions in which landscape designers adorn the public gardens and the fountain within.
Urban Ghosts at Lombardini 22 Urban Ghosts at Lombardini 22, Milan, Italy - 2010 Installation of 150 ceramic ghosts on the balcony and courtyard of a former printing house in Milan during the 49th Salone del Mobile - Milan Furniture Fair.