RETROSPECTIVE #3: ADVERTISING POSTERS, FIRES AND FLAMES (VIDEO, 2009)

“Fuochi / Fires” was also made exactly 10 years ago: in November, 2009. I created it through the Animoto platform, accepting the challenge of producing a video clip of thirty seconds of maximum duration. I took some of the macro photographic images of torn advertising posters and mixed them with a track : “Heartbeat” by Justin Raisen.  This is my third video clip for “Lacer/actions” project. The dominant color of these images is red. And the tears and decomposition of paper often take the form of tongues of fire. Advertising posters, fire and flames.

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Anche “Fuochi” è stato realizzato 10 anni fa, nel novembre 2009. L’ho creato attraverso la piattaforma Animoto, accettando la sfida di produrre un videoclip di trenta secondi di durata massima. Ho preso alcune delle immagini fotografiche macro di manifesti pubblicitari strappati e li ho “mescolate” con il brano “Heartbeat” di Justin Raisen. Il colore dominante di queste immagini è il rosso. E gli strappi e la decomposizione della carta assumono spesso la forma delle lingue di fuoco.

 

 

SCRATCHES AND GRAFFITI ON BLUE: NOTHING BUT PHOTOGRAPHY #2

© Roberto Alborghetti

© Roberto Alborghetti

© Roberto Alborghetti

The city walls, in this case Milan, always reserve great surprises for my research project “Lacer / actions”. In this photo-gallery some of the photographic images that concern some scratches produced and created by wear and time. The wall had a blue base. And so the blue has given birth, over the course of months and years, to this surprising natural palette, which seems to come from the hands of an artist. But instead everything is close-up photography. Nothing but photography.

  • Created by Roberto  Alborghetti  for his Lacer/actions project-research about torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters. © Roberto Alborghetti 
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I muri delle città, in questo caso Milano, riservano sempre grandi sorprese per il mio progetto-ricerca “Lacer/actions”. In questa foto-galleria alcune delle immagini fotografiche che riguardano alcuni graffi prodotti e creati dalll’usura e dal tempo. La parete aveva una base di colore blu. E così il blu ha dato vita, nel corso di mesi e di anni, a questa sorprendente tavolozza naturale, che sembra uscita dalle mani di un artista. Ma invece tutto è fotografia a distanza ravvicinata. Null’altro che fotografia.

WHAT WE CAN DISCOVER ON A WASTE CONTAINER (THE HIDDEN WORLD VIDEO)

Abstract and macro images of a waste container in Bitonto (Apulia, Italy). I took them  for my “LaceR/Actions” project-research about torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters. Yes, a waste container as an art installation! In the link below, you can read the beautiful article wrote by Fernirosso about my visual art project.

Janette Kelly , HR Consultant, from Canada, wrote this comment about these pics: “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”. 

Read the article at “Cartesensibili” Blog:

https://cartesensibili.wordpress.com/2017/03/28/groundoverthirty-veevera-lacerazioni-lacerare-e-la-crerare-azioni-darte-di-roberto-alborghetti/comment-page-1/#comment-16045

 

© Roberto Alborghetti

 

MY ARTWORK IS THE COVER OF “LAMIAGENDA 2020” (THE MOST SOLD SCHOOL DIARY IN ITALY)

This is the video trailer of the new edition of LAMIAGENDA, available from Spring 2019 and published in Italy by I Quindici. It presents one of the artworks I created for my “Lacer/actions” project. Its title “Burn my heart…”, size 94cms x 51 cms (on wood). This work is a collage created with more than 300 small paper pieces collected along the streets as waste material from outdoor torn and decomposed publicity posters.

It will be the cover of the new edition “of the most innovative school diary” in Italy. The trailer expresses the basic editorial concepts of the new edition of the school diary: it has a square shape, it is full of colors, it is graphically animated. In short, it is an agenda to book! Reservations from the school institutions have already started. For info and contacts: sandinipaolo@gmail.com .

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Ecco il video trailer della edizione 2019/2020 de LAMIAGENDA, disponibile a partire dalla Primavera 2019, edita da I Quindici. La copertina presenta un nuovissimo artwork – un collage di carta straccia recuperata dai manifesti pubblicitari deturpati – di Roberto Alborghetti. Vuole esprimere il tema della nuova edizione del diario scolastico + innovativo che ci sia: “Di cotti & di crudi / Il mondo del cibo e della sana alimentazione”. Il video esprime anche i concetti base del nuovo diario-agenda: è quadrato, è colorato, è animato. Insomma, da prenotare. Infatti, sono già partite a pieno ritmo le prenotazioni da parte degli Istituti scolastici. Per info,  contatti e incontri : sandinipaolo@gmail.com;

“LamiAgenda 2019/2020”, the cover is a particular of a collage created by Roberto Alborghetti.

ROME, THE UNIVERSE OF MACRO: CRACKS AND DECOMPOSED MATTERS # 1

© Roberto Alborghetti

© Roberto Alborghetti

© Roberto Alborghetti

© Roberto Alborghetti

Cracks is part of my Lacer/actions Project, 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 (I’ve collected so far more than 100.000 photos…).

Transferred on canvases, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles, re-built on collages or scanned in videoclips, the images of torn and disfigured posters and natural cracks, corrosions and scratches give new meanings and expressions to paper lacerations and matters decompositions.

I think the universe of cracks is a really wonderful world… We are surrounded by cracks… We live in a planet of cracks. And cracks may be considered as a life’s metaphor and “an active aesthetical appreciation” of what we call the disturbing elements of imperfection.

In this photogallery I have gathered some of the macro images I took walking along Rome streets. Yes, in the macro we can see a lot!

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PICTURES ON ALUMINUM AS “AN UNMISTAKABLE COMPLEMENT OF INTERIOR DESIGN”

Eleven photos by Roberto Alborghetti, for his “Lacer/actions” project, go on aluminum plates. How macro photos of decomposed matters can change and renew the concept of interior design and decoration. The 11 installations has been made for a private collection (Fai Service). Infos and contact: ro.alb@alice.it

Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions on Aluminum

 

“LAMIAGENDA 2018/2019” IS OUT! A DIARY THAT IS ALSO A DESIGN OBJECT!

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It’s out! And it’s so beautiful! LamiAgenda 2018/2019 is ready! This year’s theme is: “All up for Earth!”. My artwork, “Strati di memoria” (Memory Layers), made with small pieces of waste paper, is the cover and characterizes the entire iconographic part. LamiAgenda, published in Italy by I Quindici, has a square shape, the texts are written in Easy Reading format (ideal for those who are subject to forms of dyslexia) and contains personalized pages made by the same schools. Yes, it’s a small masterpiece of design, starting from the cover, which is in line with the annual theme of the diary, devoted to environmental issues and the commitment that every person must give to improve our quality of life. For infos: sandinipaolo@gmail.com

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The original cover of “LamiAgenda” is a collage of waste-paper created by Roberto Alborghetti for his “Lacer/actions” project.

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E’ uscita! Ed è bellissima! LamiAgenda 2018/2019 è pronta! Tema di quest’anno è: “Tutti su per Terra!“. Il mio artwork, “Strati di memoria”, realizzato con piccoli pezzi di carta straccia, fa da copertina e caratterizza tutta la parte iconografica. LamiAgenda, pubblicata da I Quindici, ha una forma quadrata, i testi sono scritti in Easy Reading per la lettura facilitata (ideale per chi è soggetto a forme di dislessia) e contiene con pagine personalizzate dagli stessi Istituti Scolastici. Sì, un piccolo capolavoro, anche di design, a partire dalla copertina, multicolore, in linea con il tema annuale del diario, che ha l’obiettivo di rinnovare il panorama dei diari scolastici. Un prodotto di altissima qualità, con copertina resistente e rinforzata. Per info e contatti: sandinipaolo@gmail.com