MM: On the occasion of the exhibition “Mediterraneum” on display in Rome between December 2013 and January 2014, we wanted to know something more about this solo exhibition from Oreste Baldini himself, so to speak 'from the horse's mouth'. We therefore approached him with some questions:

Can you explain who you are and how you approached the artistic creation on the theme of the sea? We would like to know a bit more about the reasons for choosing the course of the exhibition inside of the Markets of Trajan.... We are also curious about how you use different materials for your works and the fact that the exhibition deliberately offers more than a purely visual experience. What do you try to evoke in visitors by appealing to other senses, and what message you would like visitors to take home with them after their visit? And finally, what are your plans for the future?

OB: : It's a real joy to have known the meritorious work of Mundus maris and the people who work for its goals with great enthusiasm. The meeting with Paolo Bottoni was empathetic and certainly fruitful given the excellent review article he wrote about the exhibition. So I gladly try to answer your questions. Read more