ABSTRACT ART “EN PLEIN AIR” #5 : SCRATCHES AND CORROSIONS ON A ROAD INSTALLATION

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They’re not paintings or digitally made pictures, but simple and pure photography… They’re LaceR/Actions!

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A WINDOW ON THE WORLD: ARTICLE BY MARYSIA ZIPSER ABOUT MY ARTWORK DEDICATED TO THE VICTIMS OF KEFALONIA MASSACRE

 

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Blogger and Media Presenter Marysia Zipser (Founder of ACT Group in Beeston, Nottingham, UK) wrote an interesting article (“Art and cultural diversity”) about the artpiece I dedicated to the Victims and Martyrs of Kefalonia massacre (the canvas reproduces one of my abstract photos for “Lacer/actions” project and research). This is the link to her article posted at Linkedin Pulse Blog:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/art-cultural-diversity-marysia-zipser

 

MY TOP VIDEO OF 2016 AT YOUTUBE: “THERE IS A CRACK IN EVERYTHING…”

This is my Top Video of 2016: “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in”, inspired by the wonderful quote by artist Leonard Cohen, who passed away during 2016. Cracks is part of Roberto Alborghetti’s Lacer/actions project-research about decomposed publicity posters, natural crevices and scratches, urban and industrial matters… This clip is dedicated to the wonderful world of cracks magnifications. The images are not paintings or digitally made works, but simply abstract photos of the reality around us…

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© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions

 

SOMEWHERE IN THE UNIVERSE…: THEY AREN’T CREATED BY THE BRUSH OF A PAINTER, BUT SIMPLY BY THE CASE…

 

 

Walking through the STREETS of a city and finding out ( suddenly ) a BILLBOARD on which some decomposed publicity posters BRING your EYES into amazing horizons, visions and incredible UNIVERSES…

Once again, it happened to me. Once again, here are some of the pictures I’ve gathered there, with my camera…

Once again, I was amazed and admired how the REALITY goes beyond every imagination.

All that was not created by the BRUSH of a painter, but simply by the CASE…  

 

ABOUT MY LACER/ACTIONS PROJECT

“LaceR/Actions” is a multidisciplinary project and research about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks, crevices, scratches and urban and industrial signs and tokens (during my research around the world  I  collected so far about 80.000 images). Transferred on canvases, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles (as pure silk), re-built on collages or scanned in videoclips, the images of torn and disfigured posters and natural cracks give new meanings and expressions to paper lacerations and matter decomposition.

One of my shows was displaced for 100 days in the enchanting Aldobrandesca Fortress (XIII Century) in Tuscany (Piancastagnaio, Siena, Italy). In the last two years I worked on these projects:  “Contemplations and Lacer/actions” (album, videoclip, installations, inspired by Thomas of Bergamo Scripts, 1563-1631), “Atelier of Colors and Emotions” (a project which involved autistic kids), “Lacer/actions on Aluminium” (11 installations for Fai Private Collection, Italy). My works are part of Contemporary Art Collection (Mercatello sul Metauro, Marche, Italy) and participating to “An Exhibition, a Restoration” in Norcia (Umbria, Italy) from July 12 to September 7, 2014.

My recent “The Ghost Bus” project was carried out with Bartons Plc and Act Group, Beeston, Nottingham, UK (January-March 2015) with a great short films premiere on March 27, at Bartons Plc, Chilwell-Nottingham. An Italian premiere will take place in Tuscany (Monte Amiata, Piancastagnaio, Siena) on October 24-25. My most recent solo show (“Colors of an Apocalypse 2015”) was on Lake Como, Lenno, Italy, on  July3-4-5, 2015, in a special and spectacular location: the St. John Baptistery (XI Century), a beautiful example of Romanesque art.

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ABSTRACTISM FROM THE REAL WORLD… THE VIDEOCLIP: IMAGES OF A DISFIGURED TRAFFIC SIGN

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© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR-Actions (5)

LACER/ACTIONS ON ALUMINIUM: THE VIDEOCLIP / CELEBRATING 20.000 DOWNLOADS ON MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL

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“Lacer/actions on Aluminium” videoclip celebrates 20.000 downloads of my videos at YouTube Channel. The clip shows eleven aluminium installations for my “Lacer/actions” Project and created for Fai Bergamo, Italy  (private collection).

After being re-produced on canvases, lithographic prints and textiles (silk and cotton), my images about decomposed publicity posters, cracks and “road signs” have found a new way to be shown and represented. Now they are on aluminium plates… Maybe due to a surprising chemical reaction, aluminium metal gives brilliancy, depth and strenght to colors and shapes, releasing chromatic effects and emphasizing textures.

All the eleven installations are now part of private collection of Fai Bergamo, in Italy, who participated to this “experimentation” curated and produced by “Passepartout” (Bergamo, Italy). So, enjoy this special gallery about “Lacer/actions on Aluminium” “as an unmistakable complement of interior design and decoration…”

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“THE NEXT APOCALYPSE”: MY COLLAGE-WORK FOR “ART TOPPLING TOBACCO”

Roberto Alborghetti - “The Next Apocalypse: no Heaven or Hell, only Smoking or Non-Smoking”; Collage made with 150 small pieces of waste-paper of decomposed publicity posters; sizes: 47x47 - 2013.

Roberto Alborghetti – “The Next Apocalypse: no Heaven or Hell, only Smoking or Non-Smoking”;
Collage made with 150 small pieces of waste-paper of decomposed publicity posters; sizes: 47×47 – 2013.

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“The Next Apocalypse: no Heaven or Hell, only Smoking or Non-Smoking”;

Collage made with 150 small pieces of waste-paper of torn and decomposed publicity posters;

Sizes: 47×47 cms.; 2013.

This work takes part to “Art Toppling Tobacco”  

http://www.arttopplingtobacco.com.au/

 

Tobacco lacerates (and detroys) our lives. I wanted to express this concept working on lacerated and destroyed waste-paper from torn and decomposed publicity posters I usually find along the streets. So, for my “Lacer/actions” project, I’ve created this collage using about 150 little paper pieces of worn-out and ripped outdoor advertisings. De-struction (and de-construction) to communicate how those dark and disqueting clouds of smoke intoxicate and ruin body and soul, degenerating cerebral system. I worked on an abstract scene coming from exhausted materials to say that smoke, ash and tar are here with us… The next apocalypse: no heaven or hell, only smoking or non-smoking.

This work has been admitted to “Art Toppling Tobacco” project and competition created in Australia by Fay Thomson (browse the web site  http://www.arttopplingtobacco.com.au/ : Submissions 2013, category “Other” and click to the end).

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Il fumo lacera e distrugge le nostre vite. Ho voluto esprimere questo concetto lavorando, come mi è solito, sulla carta straccia dei manifesti pubblicitari decomposti visibili lungo le strade. Ho creato questo collage, per il mio progetto “Lacer/azioni”, utilizzando circa 150 pezzetti di carta stracciata. Il linguaggio di un materiale distrutto e de-strutturato per comunicare, in un’immagine astratta, come l’uso del tabacco intossichi corpo ed anima. Fumo, cenere e catrame: la prossima apocalisse…