Sacha Turchi
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Sacha Turchi currently lives and works in Italy and collaborates with various visual and sound artists. The interactions between individual and nature, body and psyche, constitutes the essential matrix of her research. At the same time Sacha studies various body techniques and relational psychodynamic perspectives translating them into form. Her conceptual research moves simultaneously with the research of the materials. She uses natural basic ingredients, which, while producing chemical reactions simulate a living organisms response. The artist substitutes parts of the human body with a vegetal natural equivalent substance. This work is based on a continuous and regular theoretical and practical research in the medical field, on bodily disciplines and rituals of various cultures of the world.