Giacomo’s work over the past 20 years has been largely autobiographical. He worked through the process of self-exploration, depicting his life’s journey thus far.
Recently, having settled in South Africa once again, his interest shifted to portraying society’s message and his response to that message in terms of political, socio-economical, racial and environmental subject matter.
Having an European mind but an African heart has strongly influenced his most recent work.
The use of Gold leaf comes from spending his adolescence in the Florentine art world, while attending the National Institute of Art.