MY ART SUPPORTING CAMPAIGN AGAINST OIL DRILLING IN THE CANARY ISLANDS AND FOR CREATING A DOLPHINS AND WHALES SANCTUARY    

  © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – LACER/ACTIONS, Realistic and not Manipulated Images of Torn and Decomposed Publicity Posters, Cracks, Scratches and Urban Signs *   CLIP SOS StopOilSpill / YOUTUBE In early October, oil and gas company Repsol will begin exploratory drilling in the Canary Islands in an attempt to bolster the Spanish economy. Environmentalists and… Read More MY ART SUPPORTING CAMPAIGN AGAINST OIL DRILLING IN THE CANARY ISLANDS AND FOR CREATING A DOLPHINS AND WHALES SANCTUARY    

FUERTEVENTURA (CANARY ISLANDS) / THAT BLUE AND ABSTRACT SEA: MORE IMAGES FROM THE WASTE CONTAINER…

  * © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – LACER/ACTIONS * More random (and not manipulated) images from Fuerteventura, (Canary Islands, Spain). I usually capture and document my “Lacer/actions” – images of torn and decomposed posters or cracks – wherever I travel. However, something I found in Morro Jable town (a nice city of “Peninsula de  Jandia”, in… Read More FUERTEVENTURA (CANARY ISLANDS) / THAT BLUE AND ABSTRACT SEA: MORE IMAGES FROM THE WASTE CONTAINER…

FUERTEVENTURA (SPAIN) / SEASCAPE STORIES FROM CRACKS OF AN “ART INSTALLATION” (BUT IT’S A WASTE CONTAINER…)

  © ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – LACER/ACTIONS * I’ve already written some posts about Fuerteventura, a beautiful and wild part of the Canary Islands where I found fascinating beaches, dunes, hills, towns and a blue, limpid sea… but for me there was another Fuerteventura: one I happened on through my art research. I usually capture and… Read More FUERTEVENTURA (SPAIN) / SEASCAPE STORIES FROM CRACKS OF AN “ART INSTALLATION” (BUT IT’S A WASTE CONTAINER…)

SUMMER IS POP… AS THIS IMAGE OF A TORN AND DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTER / LACER/ACTIONS POSTCARDS # 9

* Realistic and not manipulated image Location: Fuerteventura (Canary Islands, June 2012) * Roberto Alborghetti ‘s LaceR/Actions is a multidisciplinary project and research about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. Transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographs or textiles (as pure silk), or scanned in videoclips, the details of torn posters… Read More SUMMER IS POP… AS THIS IMAGE OF A TORN AND DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTER / LACER/ACTIONS POSTCARDS # 9

SOS StopOilSpill / MY VIDEO AND ART PIECES SUPPORTING FUERTEVENTURA (CANARY ISLANDS) CAMPAIGN AGAINST OIL EXPLORATION IN THE SEA

* CLIP SOS StopOilSpill / ANIMOTO  * My “Lacer/Actions” images against oil spill disasters: “And the sea waters rose and screamed all their fury”. This clip was created with my art pieces  – realistic and not manipulated images of torn and decomposed posters – and it supports Fuerteventura campaign against the central government’s decision (Spain) to allow… Read More SOS StopOilSpill / MY VIDEO AND ART PIECES SUPPORTING FUERTEVENTURA (CANARY ISLANDS) CAMPAIGN AGAINST OIL EXPLORATION IN THE SEA

FUERTEVENTURA (BIOSPHERE RESERVE) SAYS “NO” TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT’S DECISION (SPAIN) TO ALLOW OIL EXPLORATION IN THE SEA

© Photos by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI Fuerteventura is one of the islands wich make the Canary archipelago, a set of islands whose climate, geological, marine and botanical peculiarities have set apart as an area of exceptional natural interest. In order to protect it, a law has been passed, the Law of  Natural Areas in the Canaries,… Read More FUERTEVENTURA (BIOSPHERE RESERVE) SAYS “NO” TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT’S DECISION (SPAIN) TO ALLOW OIL EXPLORATION IN THE SEA

THE LAND OF ALOE VERA PLANTS / MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 6

© Photos by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI   Aloe Vera plants ( Aloe Barbadensis Miller) have found in Fuerteventura the best climatic conditions of the world for their development. Conditions I’m enjoying during my stay in  Fuerteventura: clear sunlight, warm climate and scarce rain. You may see Aloe Vera along roads, in the gardens and in several… Read More THE LAND OF ALOE VERA PLANTS / MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 6

FUERTEVENTURA, ART ON THE ROADS: ROUNDABOUTS AS GALLERIES

© Photos by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI In Fuerteventura local government and municipalities had a good idea. They have displayed beautiful and interesting sculptures at the most important roundabouts. So, while you’re driving along the main roads you have the pleasure to admire art installations which invite you to stop… It’s a sort of permanent gallery showing… Read More FUERTEVENTURA, ART ON THE ROADS: ROUNDABOUTS AS GALLERIES

NEW TRENDS: WRITING ON THE SAND WITH BLACK STONES / MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 4

© Photos by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI Writing words and messages on the sand… It’s a funny game to do when we are on the beach. But water (and wind) arrive very soon to delate all we have written.   What we build on the sand is usually a plan doomed to fail… We say so. Not… Read More NEW TRENDS: WRITING ON THE SAND WITH BLACK STONES / MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 4

“VAMOS A LA PLAYA!”: WELCOME TO THE ENCHANTING BEACH SHOW / MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 3

 © Photos by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI “Vamos a la playa!” Yes, let’s go to the beach!… The  greatest tourist attractions of Fuerteventura are undoubtedly its unparalleled beaches. Mile after mile of white, golden and black sands, making up a total of some 157 beaches, all bathed in crystalline turquoise-coloured waters. The beaches of Jandia, to the… Read More “VAMOS A LA PLAYA!”: WELCOME TO THE ENCHANTING BEACH SHOW / MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 3

LIVING ON A VOLCANIC LAND/ MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 2

© Photos by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI In Fuerteventura (Canary Islands) the Jandia peninsula was formed through one of three volcanic edifices that created the Island: the stratovolcano of Jandia. Its emissions were very powerful and caused a widespread pilling up of lava flows that made up the most important terrains of the Island. The erosive agents… Read More LIVING ON A VOLCANIC LAND/ MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 2

MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 1 / DISCOVERING AN ISLAND THROUGH COLORS AND… STREET ART

© Photos by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI I’m in Fuerteventura (Spain), one of the seven Canary Islands – declared biosphere reserve by Unesco – in the Atlantic Ocean, not so far from the North African coast. Tranquility, peace, quiet, sun and enchanting colors: these aree the elements we can find here. Fuerteventura is the colour of its beaches, the… Read More MY DAYS IN FUERTEVENTURA # 1 / DISCOVERING AN ISLAND THROUGH COLORS AND… STREET ART