“LamiAgenda” is out! Quindici just published it in Italy. My artworks – one collage (Lost Words, reproduced on the cover) and seven abstract photos from my “Lacer/actions” Project – constitute the iconographic elements of the first “visual” school diary”. “LamiAgenda” is all printed in EasyReading font. Internationally, EasyReading is the only font explicitly “dedicated” to dyslexic readers which, subjected to autonomous and independent scientific research on the degree of legibility, has achieved positive results.
Ecco, è uscita “LamiAgenda”! I miei artworks (un collage – che fa da copertina – e sette foto astratte) del mio progetto “Lacer/azioni” costituiscono la parte iconografica de “LamiAgenda”, il primo diario scolstico “visuale”. E’ tutto stampato con il font EasyReading, carattere ad alta leggibilità, anche per chi vive forma di dislessia. Pubblicato da I Quindici.
ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI, “LOST WORDS”, COLLAGE OF PAPER PIECES FROM TORN AND DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS , CM.94X51 (ON WOOD).
Abstract (and macro) images of a waste container in Bitonto (Apulia, Italy). Created by Roberto Alborghetti for his “LaceR/Actions” project-research about torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters. In the video: quote from the beautiful article wrote by Fernirosso about Roberto Alborghetti and his “LaceR/Actions” project.
Janette Kelly , HR Consultant, from Canada, wrote this comment about the video: “This is truly astonishing and fascinating to me. Our world is a melting pot of cultures – both human and microbial – and every citizen has a personalized microbiome. ROBERTO you have captured this with artistic flair”.
Immagini astratte (e macro) da un cassonetto dei rifiuti a Bitonto (Bari). Video creato da Roberto Alborghetti per il suo progetto-ricerca “LaceR/Azioni” sul “mondo nascosto” della decomposizione naturale attorno a noi. Citazione finale dall’articolo che Fernirossi ha dedicato al progetto di Roberto Alborghetti, “LaceR/Azioni” sul Blog “Cartesensibili”.
Color your days… Color your life… This is a picture created with seven abstract photos which will be the iconographic elements of “MyAgenda” (LamiAgenda), the first “visual” school diary out in Italy next May 2017. The images are part of my “LaceR/Actions” Project and research about the world of natural cracks, decomposed publiciiy poster, urban and industrial tokens. This graphic ‘s layout was made by Punto e Linea (Gorle, Italy). Published by I Quindici, Italy.
Colora i tuoi giorni… Colora la tua vita… I miei artworks – un collage (Parole Smarrite) e sei foto astratte dal mio progetto “Lacer/azioni” – costituiranno la parte iconografica de “LamiAgenda”, il primo diario scolastico “visuale” tematizzato. Disponibile a partire dalla primavera 2017. Pubblicato da I Quindici. Una vera e propria novità editoriale! Immagine grafica curata da Punto e Linea, Gorle, Bergamo.
On Friday April 21, 2017, I will participate to “Time for Books / Milan Book Fair”, the biggest Italian event for publishing companies and authors. At “Spazio Agorà”, Uelci area, I will present my new books. At 5 pm I will talk about “Pronto? Sono il librofonino”, published by I Quindici; it’s a funny novel for children: a cellphone tells stories of smombies, smartphones and cyber bullies. At 6 pm I will present “Francesco”, the first illustrated “Encyclopedia” about Pope Francis (4 volumes in large format, more than 500 pages and 550 great photographs, edited by Velar). The Pavilion of lectures is at Spazio Agora, No. 2, H 25 K 26. 2017 Milan Book Fair is in Milano Rho Fair.
ABOUT “TIME FOR BOOKS” IN MILAN
“Tempo di Libri’ (Time for Books) is the name of the new book fair that will take place in Milan from April 19-23, 2017. The fair has been organised at the Milan Rho trade fair centre after the long-established Turin book fair lost the confidence of Italian publishers earlier this year. The programme is to be overseen by Chiara Valerio, Pierdomenico Baccalario and Giovanni Peresson with oversight from a scientific committee responsible for drawing up the guidelines for the general content of the event. The logo is of a book illuminated by the sun that doubles as a sun dial.
The new fair aims to promote a new “interactive” way of approaching books and reading, organisers said. “There will be the much-loved authors but we would like the public to take part,” said Renata Gorgani, president of the new Fabbrica del Libro in Milan. “We would like the fair to be a huge meeting place where non-readers also come,” she added. “I think it will be useful for Turin too that the fair is being held here,”
DRAWINGS BY KIDS OF THE NURSERY SCHOOL IN ORIO AL SERIO (BERGAMO, ITALY)
The Easter Bunny (also called the Easter Rabbit or Easter Hare) is a folkloric figure and symbol of Easter, depicted as a rabbit bringing Easter eggs. Originating among German Lutherans, the “Easter Hare” originally played the role of a judge, evaluating whether children were good or disobedient in behaviour at the start of the season of Eastertide.
The Easter Bunny is sometimes depicted with clothes. In legend, the creature carries colored eggs in his basket, candy, and sometimes also toys to the homes of children, and as such shows similarities to Santa Claus or the Christkind, as they both bring gifts to children on the night before their respective holidays. The custom was first mentioned in Georg Franck von Franckenau‘s De ovis paschalibus (‘About Easter Eggs’) in 1682 referring to a German tradition of an Easter Hare bringing Easter eggs for the children. (From “Wikipedia”).
Color your days… Color your life…My artworks – one collage (Lost Words) and six abstract photos from my “Lacer/actions” Project – will be the iconographic elements of “MyAgenda” (LamiAgenda), the first “visual” school diary based on a specific subject. Available from Spring 2017. Published by I Quindici, Italy.
Colora i tuoi giorni… Colora la tua vita… I miei artworks – un collage (Parole Smarrite) e sei foto astratte dal mio progetto “Lacer/azioni” – costituiranno la parte iconografica de “LamiAgenda”, il primo diario scolastico “visuale” tematizzato. Disponibile a partire dalla primavera 2017. Pubblicato da I Quindici. Una vera e propria novità editoriale!
Leonardo da Vinci’s Adoration of the Magi has recovered much of its original colouring after a painstaking restoration. The artwork has returned to Florence’s Uffizi Gallery after being taken to the Opificio Delle Pietre Dure institute for restoration in 2011 due to serious deterioration of the surface.
The painting will be the star of a special show opening on Tuesday after the restoration conducted with the help of the financial support of the Amici degli Uffizi (Friends of the Uffizi) association.
The panel was commissioned from the Augustinian Friars for the church of San Donato in Scopeto in 1481. The artist left it unfinished after moving to Milan in 1482, prompting the friars to ask Filippino Lippi to produce another altarpiece on the same subject. That work was completed in 1496. Leonardo’s painting, the biggest survivor panel of the master at 246 x 243 cm, was housed at the Benci family’s properties in Florence for some time before entering the Medici collections.