THE YELLOW YEAR / THEY AREN’T MAPS, BUT MACRO PHOTOS OF CORROSIONS ON SPEED BUMPS

Pantone has chosen the yellow color – also in combination with gray – as the color of the year 2021. During my chromatic research of the “Lacer / actions” project I encountered several situations in which yellow was predominant in the color palette. Both as regards the decomposed advertising posters and for the cracks, corrosion… Read More THE YELLOW YEAR / THEY AREN’T MAPS, BUT MACRO PHOTOS OF CORROSIONS ON SPEED BUMPS

MACRO PHOTOGRAPH ON ALUMINUM PLATE: THE TREE OF LIFE

“The Tree Of Life” is a macro photo on aluminum, made for my “Lacer/actions” project-research  about realistic and not manipulated images of torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and urban “signs”. The image is a magnification of cracks on a waste-container placed in Amsterdam near the Royal Palace (2012). Thanks to a sophisticated technological… Read More MACRO PHOTOGRAPH ON ALUMINUM PLATE: THE TREE OF LIFE

MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY ON SILK SCARVES (LIMITED EDITION SERIES)

Renato Aquino – from Portugal (Ourem) – is a successful Senior Operations Manager, Catering Manager and skilled hospitality professional. Through LinkedIn profiles he had the way to see my artistic silk scarves. He was really struck by the unusual design and he acquired the all series of three doing some special gifts.  Renato sent me… Read More MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY ON SILK SCARVES (LIMITED EDITION SERIES)

LIKE A GARDEN IN WINTER…: FLUTE NINJA (笛忍者) + 21 MACRO PHOTOS

The relaxing and mysterious music created by Flute Ninja (笛忍者) – composer, artist and musician – meets my “Lacer/Actions” works in a videoclip titled “Falling Snow”. The clip presents an original Flute Ninja (笛忍者) composition accompanied by an image series from my photo collection of torn and decomposed publicity posters. The 21 works have white… Read More LIKE A GARDEN IN WINTER…: FLUTE NINJA (笛忍者) + 21 MACRO PHOTOS

BEESTON-NOTTINGHAM: THE “CENTRAL WASTE” CONTAINER AS AN ART INSTALLATION # 2

In Beeston, on the road to Nottingham (UK) you may have the surprise of running into a kind of art installation … Scratches, drawings, traces and lines come to life on the surface of a large yellow waste container (Central Waste). Yes, pure street art, or better: natural art on the street…#realstreetart #naturalstreetart. Here are some of the many photographs I… Read More BEESTON-NOTTINGHAM: THE “CENTRAL WASTE” CONTAINER AS AN ART INSTALLATION # 2

THEY AREN’T PAINTINGS OR LAND MAPS SEEN FROM A SATELLITE. THEY ARE…

They are called artificial bumps, or speed bumps… They are buildings made of rubber placed by the Municipalities to induce to slow down, so that road safety improves. They are often used in an inappropriate and exaggerated way. Often they are mixed with pedestrian crossings, thus creating strange, bizarre hybrids, on the verge of legality.… Read More THEY AREN’T PAINTINGS OR LAND MAPS SEEN FROM A SATELLITE. THEY ARE…

ABSTRACT MAPS FROM A METAL PLATE: CLOSE UP PHOTOGRAPHY #3

Even a simple metal plate, seen on a street in the city center, can reveal and hide really surprising shapes and colors, like the images published above, for my research project “Lacer / actions”. In this photo-gallery some of the photographic images that concern some scratches produced and created by time, which  gave birth, over the… Read More ABSTRACT MAPS FROM A METAL PLATE: CLOSE UP PHOTOGRAPHY #3

CORROSIONS ON THE SURFACE OF AN IRON GATE: WITH A TOUCH OF YELLOW #3

Yellow varnish on a peeling metal surface can lead to truly surprising results. Time, weather conditions, smog, dust and rusts act effectively on materials and offer scenes of singular charm at the end of their corrosion process. Just like this yellow paint that the lens of my camera has caught on the pole of a… Read More CORROSIONS ON THE SURFACE OF AN IRON GATE: WITH A TOUCH OF YELLOW #3

THE FASCINATING WORLD OF RUST / LIKE TRAILS OF REDDISH CLOUDS IN THE SKY #3

Time and rust have the fascinating power to change things without the contribution and conditioning of the human being’s hand. The work and the creative action that rust can do are truly surprising. They can compose and model endless scenes in which our eyes can see and perceive horizons without limits. Or skies in which… Read More THE FASCINATING WORLD OF RUST / LIKE TRAILS OF REDDISH CLOUDS IN THE SKY #3

THE FASCINATING WORLD OF RUST / LIKE TRAILS OF REDDISH CLOUDS IN THE SKY #2

Time and rust have the fascinating power to change things without the contribution and conditioning of the human being’s hand. The work and the creative action that rust can do are truly surprising. They can compose and model endless scenes in which our eyes can see and perceive horizons without limits. Or skies in which… Read More THE FASCINATING WORLD OF RUST / LIKE TRAILS OF REDDISH CLOUDS IN THE SKY #2

THE FASCINATING WORLD OF RUST / LIKE TRAILS OF REDDISH CLOUDS IN THE SKY #1

  © Roberto Alborghetti Time and rust have the fascinating power to change things without the contribution and conditioning of the human being’s hand. The work and the creative action that rust can do are truly surprising. They can compose and model endless scenes in which our eyes can see and perceive horizons without limits. Or… Read More THE FASCINATING WORLD OF RUST / LIKE TRAILS OF REDDISH CLOUDS IN THE SKY #1

NATURAL CRACKS & CORROSIONS: LIKE MAPS TO NOWHERE #3

Cracks & Corrosions  like Maps to Nowhere… These are some macro and abstract photos I took walking along the streets of Bitonto, a beautiful city in Apulia, Italy. They are part of “LaceR/Actions”, a multidisciplinary project and research about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks, crevices, scratches and urban and industrial… Read More NATURAL CRACKS & CORROSIONS: LIKE MAPS TO NOWHERE #3