Macrophotography on video. When the cracks – produced in all kinds of materials – take on a surprising dimension. Here is a series of macro images, for my “Lacer / Actions” project. Nothing is as it seems. Nothing is as it appears. Because everything is magnificently un-real. “Lacer/actions” is a project-research about the elements of… Read More MACROPHOTOGRAPHY ON VIDEO #2 / THE CRACKS: EVERYTHING IS MAGNIFICENTLY (UN)REAL
A special section dedicated to The Ghost Bus project, born and developed in the Land of Robin Hood (Beeston, Nottingham UK) has been published on the brand new ACT Art Culture Tourism – International website. To find out where #macrofotografiadistrada and #laceractions can lead on the roads of international cooperation and sustainability. Because precisely “the… Read More “THE GHOST BUS” ON THE NEW BRAND “ACT” WEBSITE: CLICK AND GET ON BOARD!
Macrophotography in video. Eight images (and 55 seconds) of rust for “Lacer / actions”, my project-research about the elements of the decomposition of the urban reality that surrounds us. Macrofotografia in video. Otto immagini (e 55 secondi) di ruggine per “Lacer/azioni”, il mio progetto ricerca sugli elementi della decomposizione della realtà urbana che ci circonda.
Since the beginning of humanity there have always been those who have tried to read the clouds, the sky, the stars of the night, the signs of the earth. In practice, what is part of one’s inner world has always been projected onto the outside, in search of security, explanations, reassurance. I have always been… Read More “PROJECTION GAME” #2 / WHAT DO YOU SEE IN THE SCRATCHES OF AN OLD GATE?
Here is a macro photograph that becomes like a map. In recent days I captured this image on a shop window in Bitonto, Bari, Puglia. So it appeared from the outside, on the public road. I immediately read there archipelagos and imaginary continents to orient myself in parallel worlds (but not too much). Or can… Read More ARCHIPELAGOS OR SOMETHING ELSE? WELCOME TO THE “PROJECTION GAME” # 1
On 22 March, 2021, World Water Day will be celebrated around the globe. The World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the global water crisis. This video is dedicated to it. The pictures are not paintings or digitally made compositions, but macro and abstract photos that I took for my project-research (Lacer/actions) around an old boat in Torre… Read More MACRO PHOTOS OF AN OLD BOAT TO CELEBRATE “WORLD WATER DAY 2021”
Pantone announced its colors of the year for 2021: PANTONE Ultimate Gray and PANTONE Illuminating. Selecting two colors for only the second time in 22 years, Pantone described the chosen yellow and gray as independent but complementary, representing a theme of unity and mutual support. Whereas PANTONE Illuminating is bright and vivacious, Ultimate Gray is… Read More THE YELLOW YEAR / SCRATCHES ON “CENTRAL WASTE” IN BEESTON, NOTTINGHAM, UK
We have seen, in a previous post, that 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… Read More THE YELLOW YEAR / CRACKS ON AN AGRICULTURAL MACHINE
I made this video for my “Lacer/actions” project and research. It is part of a project concerning the Four Seasons “, seen and told through my street macro photographs of the torn and decomposed advertising posters. The first video is dedicated to Winter. The soundtrack by Antonio Vivaldi is inevitable: the track is the famous… Read More VIVALDI’S WINTER AND 31 STREET MACRO PHOTOGRAPHS
“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
The pictures of this video are not paintings or digitally made compositions, but macro photos that I took for my project-research “Lacer/actions” around an old boat – and its hull – in Torre a Mare, beautiful seaside place in Apulia, Italy. It was winter. The shabby boat rested a few meters from the sea. It… Read More STORIES OF SEAWATER IMPRINTED ON THE HULL OF AN OLD BOAT
Yes, there is an amazing paper sky over Milan… In these video I collected some of the macro images I took walking along the streets of Milan (Italy). They’re macro and abstract photos of a decomposed publicity poster I saw on an outdoor billboard. The pictures are part of LaceR/Actions”, a multidisciplinary project and research… Read More SKIES OF PAPER IN MILAN / MACRO PHOTOS OF DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS
“Rainbows” video is the third collaboration with jazz singer and composer Jeanie Barton. Her wonderful voice goes with my abstract photos: colors of decomposed papers of torn publicity posters and natural cracks and scratches. “Rainbows” song is from the new album released by Jeanie: “Moments of Clarity”. I’m so proud about this clip which mixes and matches… Read More “RAINBOWS” VIDEO: A JOURNEY OF WONDER WITH THE VOICE OF JEANIE BARTON