A hotspot is an area where a wireless signal is made available. For Grassi, memories function as the activators, the signals to make her paintings. In Hotspots, Grassi draws on Gaston Bachelard’s text “The Poetics of Space” which explores the meaning of space and specifically the home. In 2020, the home became an even more poignant subject for the artist as it is became both a place of refuge and anxiety.
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