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Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison, an artistic partnership between dream and reality

Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison, an artistic partnership between dream and reality

Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison, Intermission, 2015 From the Precipice series 30 x 43″, 40 x 57″ pigment print Total edition of 7 © Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison / image courtesy Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago by Laura Luppi   A soliloquy (from Late Latin soliloquium “a talking to oneself”, from Latin solus “alone” + loqui “speak”) […]

Carla Bedini’s intertwined threads

Carla Bedini’s intertwined threads

Macchie, 110×95 cm, 2016 by Laura Luppi Arachne wins the weaving contest between her and Athena, who becomes even more furious and hits Arachne with her shuttle causing her to bleed. Arachne runs away and eventually tries to hang herself from a tree, but the powerful Goddess turns Arachne into a spider, proclaiming that she […]

Interview with Gaia Giani

Interview with Gaia Giani

by Laura Luppi Solo, the last work of the artist Gaia Giani, has been recently presented in the Filmmaker Festival Competition 2015 in Milan, in the “Perspectives” section. It is not easy, however, to place it into a specific category, because Solo is not exactly a documentary dedicated to the dancer Françoise and to the […]

Alias, in Alessandro Ummarino’s photographs

Alias, in Alessandro Ummarino’s photographs

ALIAS – Stella – stampa da negativo bianco e nero cm 40×26 by Laura Luppi   Alias, changing one’s name but using both of them, because gender identity sometimes passes through dysphoria. Sexual orientation has nothing to do with the need to identify as the gender opposite to one’s biological sex, and not even the […]

Body as domus - Interview to Isobel Blank

Body as domus – Interview to Isobel Blank

by Alessandro Trabucco Sophisticated and versatile, Isobel Blank’s research beautifully represents the complexity of the contemporary artistic expression, using as first and principal medium her body, inexhaustible source of thoughts, emotions and anxieties. The artist confronts herself with the outside world by a personal interpretation, in a complete physical and emotional engagement, as to make […]

Beyond the image. Interview with Francesca Manetta

Beyond the image. Interview with Francesca Manetta

  by Laura Lupi Francesca Manetta is a young Italian artist whose wealth of experience in painting shows in her photographic works with grace, elegance and refinement. She turns her attention to a classic literary world which, nonetheless, readapts quite well to contemporaneity by means of some image interpretation keys the artist provides to the beholders for […]

In Extremis (bodies with no regret): an interview with Sandro Giordano

In Extremis (bodies with no regret): an interview with Sandro Giordano

by Laura Luppi The photographic project IN EXTREMIS (bodies with no regret) by actor and photographer Sandro Giordano originates in an attempt to reflect and prompt reflection on many aspects of our daily life and on the society that surrounds us. He himself had an accident while riding his bicycle. As he fell, he held onto […]

An holistic vision of the world – Interview to Irina Gabiani

An holistic vision of the world – Interview to Irina Gabiani

by Alessandro Trabucco   Georgian artist, born in Tbilisi in 1971, the research of Irina Gabiani develops in different artistic media combined in a unic great expressive project which has as a main character the human being in a complete unity with the whole of the universe.   Your thought about world is defined by […]

PLASTIC OCEAN

PLASTIC OCEAN

  Interview  with Raemann by Giovanni Cervi Raemann is a curious creature with two heads and only one eye, the photographic eye. The duo is based in New York City, one of the world’s urban art capitals. They do street and urban art but I think they have a unique ability and flair for this […]

Against the reality photography: the reinvention of reportage

Against the reality photography: the reinvention of reportage

  Visual interview with Simona Pampallona by Silvia Bottani One of the first rules I was taught at the beginning of my career as arts writer was: “Do not write in the first person”. A piece of advice a brilliant and unscrupulous art critic gave me, an adage that I still can’t ignore, every time […]

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