Pio Diaz


Botanical portrait of unwanted plants In the summer of 2015-16 we collected and dry a vast variety of weeds from the sub-urban Copenhagen. “Weeds may be ubiquitous, but hunting down the … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · 17 Comments

Mirror Oddities

What happens if the mirror does not reflect a logical reality? If the mirror deceives us and show us a distorted reality?     Mirror Oddities consist of drawings, installations and … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sankt Katharinenkirche on fire

Frankfurt RheinMain, Germany, 6-11/4-2008 Sankt Katharinenkirche im feuer The artwork ’Kirche im Feuer’ by the visual artists Hilden & Diaz (Copenhagen) has been selected as one of the highligts during … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment


In a brief moment, your idea can appear complete and tangible.Then you start to concretize the idea, attempting to word it or build it, but this very act of realization … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 6 Comments

Forms in Nature

For visiting the official Forms in Nature website please click here. The Light sculpture Forms in Nature resembles Darwinist Ernst Haeckel’s drawings . Using a simple action, such as intensifying … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 3,594 Comments


Viewed from outside, the work is a great circle located in the ceiling from which white light is spreading in to the room. The moment the viewer enters the circle, … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 6 Comments


text By Gianni Mercurio As long as the Coliseum exists, Rome will exist; when the Coliseum falls, Rome will also fall; but when Rome falls the world will fall too. … Continue reading

September 20, 2010 · Leave a comment


Metamorfoser by Lisbeth Bonde Print Kunstnerduoen Thyra Hilden & Pio Diaz er først og fremmest kendt for deres videooptagelser af ild, som de projicerer på bygninger i en 1:1 live … Continue reading

July 21, 2010 · Leave a comment


Framed ash. As fire destroys, the new will reappear from the ashes. In this series of ash pictures Hilden & Diaz has framed a compressed mass of ash and charcoal … Continue reading

May 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

Blood trophy

Mixed human blood and polymers. Pure blood text by Vivian Kathrine Nagy Due to bloods importance in life, it is symbolically loaded. Therefore the moving of blood between bodies can … Continue reading

October 21, 2009 · 2 Comments

Venus & related works

-A reminder that fertility is not simply a given gift by Caroline Levisse People passing by or entering Ørestad High School will get a real surprise: a giant breast with … Continue reading

September 21, 2009 · Leave a comment

Right here, where in the bright light the past and the present can recognize each other

text by Olga Miłogrodzka According to Jan Assmann – a German Egyptologist – people live only through the last 80 years of history, which look back over the living generations. … Continue reading

September 1, 2009 · Leave a comment

Haus Hardenberg

– architectural unit on a symbolic fire. THilden & Diaz – “Fire at Haus Hardenberg” ‘Burning the roots of western culture’ – This is the subtitle of an ongoing art … Continue reading

December 5, 2008 · Leave a comment

Copenhagen Cathedral on Fire

KØBENHAVN, Denmark, 1-9-2007 to 11-9-2007 Copenhagen Cathedral on Fire   A symbolic monument to the terror of the past. A radical and spectacular art exhibition opens in the Church of Our Lady: … Continue reading

July 9, 2007 · Leave a comment

Fire as Spiritual and Holy Symbol

By Julie Damgaard The Eternal Fire The flame is an image of fundamental properties for the living and human existence. – Peer F. Bundgård(1). Fire: it has been with us … Continue reading

June 21, 2007 · 1 Comment

VIDEO PYROMANIACS & pictures of fire related works

By Lisbeth Bonde Old Houses Ablaze Thyra Hilden & Pio Diaz destabilize European cultural history by setting monuments on fire. The Danish-Argentinean artist couple Thyra Hilden & Pio Diaz set … Continue reading

February 20, 2007 · 1 Comment

ARoS on Fire

Aarhus, Denmark. 17-1-2007 to 1-2-2007 ARoS on Fire Print Burning the Roots of Western Culture The Illusion of Fire In the first month of the New Year a rare work … Continue reading

January 17, 2007 · Leave a comment

Library on Fire

The Cradle It seems obvious to enact City on Fire in Rome. All roads lead to Rome, the cradle of European culture. They say people with culture never go wrong, … Continue reading

November 20, 2005 · 1 Comment

We Don’t Need No Water text & pictures of related works

By Line Rosenvinge We take pride in our cultural institutions. They reassure us of the refinement of our civilization. Every little city of a certain size feels the need for … Continue reading

October 21, 2005 · 1 Comment

The Trevi Fountain on Fire

Rome, Italy, New Year’s Eve, 2005 Removal of the Old On New Year’s Eve Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz project moving flames on the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Naturally stone … Continue reading

January 1, 2005 · Leave a comment