Assam is one of India’s most extensive territories of the “Seven Sisters” area, and its landscapes, shaped by uncontaminated nature, are a mix of different ethnicities and tribes. Over the centuries the territories, rich in reserves and archaeological remains, have been controversial by neighboring states as well as discovered by merchants and colonizers.
I know Elena Mazzi from University and her imaginative and innovative approach to artistic research has always fascinated me, like her tales, able to lead you into projects that you almost seem to have lived with her and in person, even miles away.
The endless motion of moon revolution around the Earth is what makes the satellite looking always different to the human eye. From this transformation, which brings the celestial body form to mutate at the eye of the beholder both to the lunar phase in which it is located and in relation to the hemisphere of the globe from which it is […]
In the wake of the ”archival impulse” theorized in 2004 by Hal Foster in An archival impulse, for over twenty years the photographic research of Armin Linke (Milan, 1966) is aimed at building an unlimited archive of the visible that, today, contains over twenty thousand photographs taken in different places of the world.
There is still little time before the closing of the fundraising campaign for the second artist book (Nothing But) Flowers by Cristina Pancini, published by Boîte Editions in collaboration with the publishing house Gli Ori. For the occasion, I met the directors of Boîte, to let me tell the specificity of this publishing project and the characteristics […]
Following the presentation of the projects Commedia delle macchine and Mediàtica. Tra performance e propaganda at the MACRO in Rome I met with Gli impresari (Edoardo Aruta, Marco Di Giuseppe, Rosario Sorbello) to discover their point of view on the role of images in contemporary society and what it means today to speak of propaganda, […]
The amount of luminous bodies that inhabit the universe is infinite and impossible to define. However, in a night sky full of stars, man will not be dazzled by their brightness but blinded by the darkness that surrounds them. In the expanding universe, in fact, galaxies are moving away so quickly that their light will […]
The interview continues from The journey as a cognitive tool. Interview with Riccardo Arena. Part I In general your work, given by a stratification of times – long – and spaces that you physically cross, takes the form of a library of fragments, an intimate and personal diary that is revealed by degrees to the […]
At 19 Riccardo Arena leaves for Burkina Faso, without a return ticket and with the desire to travel. Precisely with this experience I believe we can identify the origin of his artistic practice in recent years. The genesis of his works is given by long periods of research combined with repeated trips to different countries […]