RETROSPECTIVE / 10 YEARS AGO MY SHOW AT PARALLAX ART FAIR IN LONDON

Article posted 10 years ago after my participation at Parallax Art Fair in London. The Parallax AF days are over. The art show at La Galleria (Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall) in London was surely a good occasion to meet artists and people. During the three days exhibition and the two private views, I had… Read More RETROSPECTIVE / 10 YEARS AGO MY SHOW AT PARALLAX ART FAIR IN LONDON

“PROJECTION GAME”#8 / THE VIDEO: WHAT DO YOU SEE IN THESE CRACKS?

What do you see in these pics? These images aren’t paintings, but macro photos of the world around us. They were taken from poles along the streets in Lamezia Terme (Italy). They are part of Roberto Alborghetti ‘s project and research (called “Lacer/actions”) about decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters.… Read More “PROJECTION GAME”#8 / THE VIDEO: WHAT DO YOU SEE IN THESE CRACKS?

“PROJECTION GAME”#7 / REALITY IS NEVER WHAT IT SEEMS

This is picture #7 of our “projection game”. Reality is never what it seems. It is the macro photography of the torn and defaced paper of an advertising poster on a billboard outside. What does it show? A cone of light? A moon at midnight? A luminous ball? An unidentified flying object? Or something else?… Read More “PROJECTION GAME”#7 / REALITY IS NEVER WHAT IT SEEMS

“PROJECTION GAME”#6 / IS IT LIKE IF WE FLY AT 10,000 METERS IN HEIGHT ABOVE A CITY?

This is picture #6 of our “projection game”. What does it show? It would seem a scene seen from above, from the windows of an airplane, while flying at a height of ten thousand meters: we see streets, squares, communication routes, urban districts … Instead it is something very close: a macro shot of a… Read More “PROJECTION GAME”#6 / IS IT LIKE IF WE FLY AT 10,000 METERS IN HEIGHT ABOVE A CITY?

“PROJECTION GAME”#4 / A GREAT EXPLOSION OF LIGHT AND MATTER: THE PRIMAL CHAOS?

In the beginning it was like the big bang. Everything was blown up, as in a great explosion of light and matter. Yes, they call it primal chaos. These are the suggestions proposed by this macro photograph, which is part of a series relating to a large outdoor advertising billboard. The layers of paper, once… Read More “PROJECTION GAME”#4 / A GREAT EXPLOSION OF LIGHT AND MATTER: THE PRIMAL CHAOS?

“PROJECTION GAME”#3 / THAT BLACK HALF MOON IS WATCHING US …

Welcome to the “projection game”! Since I started documenting, with the camera, the world of the decomposition of materials, people have always been spontaneously pushed to see, in my macro images, worlds and dimensions that I had never imagined. I think it is one of the most interesting aspects of my research project. Today I… Read More “PROJECTION GAME”#3 / THAT BLACK HALF MOON IS WATCHING US …

AN IMAGE FOR A TEACHER TRAINING COURSE ON WORDS AND CREATIVE WRITING

Tomorrow, June 15, a training course that I have the pleasure and the honor of conducting for the teachers of the Istituto Comprensivo Cassano-De Renzio will start in Bitonto, in the beautiful land of Puglia, in Southern Italy. The Headmaster, Anna Bellezza, convinced of the importance of the topic, proposed me and Funtasy Editrice to… Read More AN IMAGE FOR A TEACHER TRAINING COURSE ON WORDS AND CREATIVE WRITING

THE MAGIC OF RUST ON THE ADVERTISING BOARDS AT THE GATES OF ROME #1

© Roberto Alborghetti Cities reveal themselves also through random images of ripped and decomposed publicity posters and natural decompositions we may see along the streets. In this series I gathered some macro photos I took in Monterotondo,which is located at the gates of Rome. Rust, papers, glue, dust, spray colors residuals and other materials mixed with… Read More THE MAGIC OF RUST ON THE ADVERTISING BOARDS AT THE GATES OF ROME #1

THE TORN (PUBLI)CITY: THE PAPER BABEL AROUND US (NEW VIDEO)

The torn advertising posters that we see on the outdoor billboards – which are one of the main subjects of my “Lacer/actions” project – lend themselves to being cataloged and sorted according to various types. One is related to the broken words, that is the composition of random letters due to the overlapping of the… Read More THE TORN (PUBLI)CITY: THE PAPER BABEL AROUND US (NEW VIDEO)

THE RANDOM SHOW OF PAPER OVERLAPS ON OUTDOOR BILLBOARDS #6

© Roberto Alborghetti  What you see in this photogallery are not collages built and created deliberately with my hands, joining and sticking piece by piece, but photos of real and random torn publicity posters I saw on outdoor billboards. They are the result of various and different overlaps – which took place over weeks and… Read More THE RANDOM SHOW OF PAPER OVERLAPS ON OUTDOOR BILLBOARDS #6

THE RANDOM SHOW OF PAPER OVERLAPS ON OUTDOOR BILLBOARDS #5

© Roberto Alborghetti  What you see in this photogallery are not collages built and created deliberately with my hands, joining and sticking piece by piece, but photos of real and random torn publicity posters I saw on an outdoor billboard. They are the result of various and different overlaps – which took place over weeks… Read More THE RANDOM SHOW OF PAPER OVERLAPS ON OUTDOOR BILLBOARDS #5

BROKEN WORDS #9 / TORN PUBLICITY POSTERS ON OUTDOOR BILLBOARDS

© Roberto Alborghetti  The torn advertising posters that we see on the outdoor billboards – which are one of the main  subjects of my “Lacer/actions” project – lend themselves to being cataloged and sorted according to various types. One is related to the broken words, that is the composition of random letters due to the… Read More BROKEN WORDS #9 / TORN PUBLICITY POSTERS ON OUTDOOR BILLBOARDS