(Static HD version)
Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
I live in front of the sea, I often sail, I have some sailor friends (sailors are always connected to tattoo artists). I wanted to make a piece that would mean the hopes of those on the high seas, now with technology, phones and easier to stay in touch.
But hundreds of years ago the sailors had only the hopes: to return home, to survive to resist until the end. The bottle in the sea always symbolizes the message. The lights that rise from the ship in the bottle – symbolize the thoughts, the hopes … flying towards the house, towards those who they are thinking about … That’s all. I really like taking objects with me to the shore to look for the right framing to give birth to a story.
A curiosity: after this photo I took the bottle in my hand and fell down due to desatention: it broke to pieces