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

 

WATCH THE VIDEO: ROME UNDER THE MOON (AND STARS): A NIGHT IN BLACK ‘N’ WHITE

PHOTOS AND VIDEOCLIP BY ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

Foro Romano, 2016, by Roberto Alborghetti

Foro Romano, 2016, by Roberto Alborghetti

THE VIDEOCLIP: SIGNS O’ THE TIMES… ABSTRACT PHOTOS OF CRACKS ‘N’ SCRATCHES

Twenty “signs o’ the times”. Twenty scenes from the walls of a city (Bari, Italy). In this HD videoclip I present some of the pictures I recently gathered for my “Lacer/actions” project-research. As I usually like to say, they’re not paintings, they’re not created by the brush of a painter, but simply by the case. They’re abstract and macro photos I usually take while I’m walking along the streets: I collected so far more than 90.000 images.

ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI 

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“PURPLE RAIN”: A VISUAL ART TRIBUTE TO THE PRINCE OF BLACK MUSIC. RIP!

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© Roberto Alborghetti, Lacer/actions, Rome, April 21, 2016

MY VISUAL TRIBUTE TO PRINCE. RIP! I TOOK THIS ABSTRACT PHOTO YESTERDAY, FROM A DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTER, WALKING ALONG VIA CAVOUR, IN ROME.

NEW MEMORIES 2016: WE DARE ROCK BAND + MY ABSTRACT PHOTOS OF DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY

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This is a new version of “Memories”videoclip with WeDare song and my visual art (Lacer/actions Project and research). WE DARE rock band choose my artworks for their new video titled “MEMORIES”. And when I heard it I thought to one of my abstract photos series. All the images of the videoclip are not paintings, but real scenes I saw on a big publicity billboard. They were the final result of an incredibile (and amazing) natural decomposition which opened my view on colourful horizons, visions and universes… All that was not created by the brush of a painter, but simply by the case… 

I think my artwoks go very well with “Memories” track composed and performed by WE DARE.

ABOUT WE DARE ROCK BAND

WE DARE like to play different kinds of rock, from heavy metal to nu metal, from love metal to alternative metal, from alternative rock to gothic rock…and pop rock, neo glam, post grunge and hard & heavy as well. They are an Italian virtual group. They never knew in person, but only through phones, social networks and a lot of emails. The members are:  Danio Minici : voice; Andrea “Ralph” Richini : guitars.

WE DARE on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/wedareproject

WE DARE : The Official website

http://wedareproject.com/

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 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.

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. Mitrani Yarden (fashion designer and artist) and me we have created “Hopes” project, a new experience in art, fashion, design and music.

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MEMORIES : THE LYRICS

(Andrea “Ralph” Richini, Danio Minici, Roberto Porpora)

 

Time change our lives

Our own fate has took its flight

I need to stop somewhere,

I’m too tired to roam

Reasons beyond these lies

 

Don’t follow me please

do not cross the line

my eyes want to see the whole color of light

but all inside my mind.

 

 

Dreaming is not to stay (I cannot feel pain, you cannot run away)

Can’t lose a single day (it tries to drown me, but drowns before me)

I need to find my way (I cannot feel pain, I cannot feel pain)

All these are memories.

 

So I couldn’t change my life

regret hurts me like a knife 

I struggled and fought to get outside this world

but still I was pulled inside

 

Don’t follow me please

it’s all in my mind

my ached heart still need an injection of life

it’s not my time to die

  

Dreaming is not to stay (I cannot feel pain, you cannot run away)

Can’t lose a single day (it tries to drown me, but drowns before me) 

I need to find my way (I cannot feel pain, I cannot feel pain)

 

You know what, in the end

I find a safe place

but still I crawl, I reel

in all these memories

which never leave me free.

 

I tried to escape myself

from all these miseries

but still the weight of being

will not deny my past,

it’s still inside of me.

 

The light is coming out

the time has come, I’m sure.

But maybe I said this too many times…

 Dreaming is not to stay (I cannot feel pain, you cannot run away)

Can’t lose a single day (it tries to drown me, but drowns before me)

I need to find my way (I cannot feel pain, I cannot feel pain)

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by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – LACER/ACTIONS 2016

 

 

AUTISM AND ART: COLORS AND EMOTIONS AROUND THE GHOST BUS. SCENES FROM AN EXPERIENCE

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Videoclip by Roberto Alborghetti; Soundtrack: “Day One” by Audiomachine. Scenes from a creative experience which involved autistic and disabled kids in Aprilia, Latina (Rome area, Italy). Led by teacher Patrizia Sapri, they worked to reproduce the abstract photos taken by Roberto Alborghetti around the old and rusty bus at Bartons Plc (Beeston – Nottingham, UK) for the Ghost Bus Project, “A visual adventure in the Land of Robin Hood” by Roberto Alborghetti, Bartons Plc and ACT Group. Next project: “Taking the Blue Moon” basing on the drawing by Mitrani Yarden for Hopes Project.

Drawings for The Ghost Bus

Drawings for The Ghost Bus