A multifunctional homemade bread
Mix flour, water and salt as you like to have a final dough that is not too soft, workable as the old das. Make snakes with your hands and arrange them in the shape of a flower or lace. Once the singular laces of different sizes are cooked in the oven, you can take red thread and tie them together by composing larger or smaller shapes. You can eat immediately, or never, or whenever you want. Like the house of Hansel & Gretel, or use it as a centerpiece, as was done with the doilies at grandmother home or the teacher of repetitions. It can be honored as a true sculpture that lacks nothing of the infinite dignity of bread and art. After all, we all dreamed, sooner or later, of being able to eat a work to always have it with us.
Letizia Cariello was born in Copparo, Italy, in a family originally from Naples and devoted to sculpture for over two hundred years. She graduated in History of Art at the University of Milan under the supervision of Pierluigi De Vecchi and, after having worked for the cinema in Italy and the United States, she graduated in Painting at the Academy of Brera under the guidance of Pietro Plescan. She lives and works in Milano, where she currently teaches Anatomical Design at the Academy of Brera