Piola Restaurant proudly presents Carlo Zande’s first exhibition, “Nomad: People and Places of the World,” a photographic compilation of world images through the artist’s eye. From the plains of Africa to the rural fields of Ecuador, “Nomad” brings the distant corners of the planet to you. In keeping with Carlo’s spirit of international charity, all sales of this exhibition will benefit the charitable organization “Sharing is Caring”.
“Nomad” will be in residence at Piola Restaurant in Miami Brickell from Thursday November 4th through February 2011.
Travelling extensively, the artist was captivated by the natural beauty he encountered everywhere.
He trekked the sand dunes of Africa and braved the frigid fields of Iceland. Moved by the beauty he encountered abroad, he was motivated to capture these images and bring them home, but the image is neither about the person nor the place, it is a representation of the essence of the moment. That single space in time that captures the spirit of the being in their own surroundings. You sense the faith of a Buddhist monk catching intermittent sunbeams while studying his prayer book. You feel the warmth of the sunshine on an Ecuadorian peasants back, as he walks the fields on his way home after a long day’s work. You rejoice with a Himba child of Namibia, as he dances with innocent glee, toward his rustic hut.
The artist’s talent lies not in sharing the image but rather in sharing the experience.
Carrying charitable donations from friends, family and co-workers, Carlo visits schools, orphanages and city streets, sharing these gifts with those he encounters, so fulfilling the philosophy of leaving the world a little better than you find it. In keeping with this concept, all profits from this exhibition will benefit “Sharing is Caring”, a charity organization that aims to provide assistance to needy children across the USA. For more images and information on the artist’s work, visit www.carlozande.com.
See the world through the nomad’s eyes at Piola Miami Brickell restaurant.
Piola is an Italian based pizzeria-restaurant chain. It has locations in 6 Countries: Italy, USA, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico. Its locations in the USA include New York, Miami Beach, Hallandale Beach and Washington DC. Piola serves the most authentic and simple Italian food in an open, contemporary and friendly-to-all environment.