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The artist created the installation as a critique of those in favor of public works with a negative environmental impact. The title of her piece draws attention to this issue by challenging people to think of public works as if they were built in their own yard.

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Francesca De Marinis graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. After years of pencils, charcoal, pen and watercolors she became fascinated with the surrealist object theory and turned to searching for the hidden poetry and irony in ephemeral and transient daily objects. She started to recycle plastic bottles and retrieve old items found in dumpsters, transforming them into artworks that make one think about the environment.

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