LIKE MAPS TO NOWHERE…CRACKS, CORROSIONS AND DECOMPOSITIONS

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© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions

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© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions

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© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions

Cracks, Corrosions & Decompositions like Maps to Nowhere… These are abstract photos I recently took walking along the streets of Barletta (Apulia, Italy). They are part of “LaceR/Actions”, 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. 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.

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Interested in purchasing these images in exclusive and original copies? Please contact: ro.alb@alice.it

 

 

THE WAVES… MACRO PHOTOS OF RIPPED AND DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS

The waves broke and spread their waters swiftly

over the shore…” (Virginia Woolf, The Waves)

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These pictures are not paintings or digitally made images, but abstract and macro photos which are part of “LaceR/Actions”, 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. 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 and scratches give new meanings and expressions to paper lacerations and matters decomposition.

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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SIGNS OF THE TIME: CRACKS AND SCRATCHES (THE NOTTINGHAM FILES)

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“Lacer/actions”  is a visual project-research I created about  abstract photos of decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters…

The macro-photos of this video were taken at the ancient and impressive buildings at Bartons Plc (Chilwell Nottingham, UK) during my recent visit in January 2016 (it is the same place where I saw the wonderful vintage bus for “The Ghost Bus” project). Other photos come from the area of Beeston Marina.

Thanks for the collaboration to Simon, Tom and James Barton (Bartons PLC). Soundtrack: Essence 2 by Audionautix.

© Roberto Alborghetti - Lacer/actions

© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions

 

ABSTRACT (AND RANDOM) ART FROM A DISFIGURED TRAFFIC SIGN LOCATED IN THE BEAUTIFUL CESENATICO (ADRIATIC COAST, ITALY)

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During a recent visit to Cesenatico – beautiful Italian town on Adriatic Coast, internationally famous for its wonderful Port Channel designed by Leonardo Da Vinci – I was captured by a sort of “open air art installation”… It showed incredible colors that I immediately fixed on my camera for my “Lacer/actions” research about torn posters and urban signs.

As you may see in this photogallery, I took pictures from a disfigured traffic sign. It was located in the centre of the town. I was really struck by the way the passage of times (and the works on the street) attacked it ruthlessly…

Yes, that defaced traffic sign may be considered an example of some human uneasiness (and the fact that passers-by didn’t noticed it at all, confirms my thought)… So, enjoy some abstract images from this spontaneous and public art installation in which it’s possible to trace colors and shapes reminding us some modern art streams … BUT they are natural, realistic, random  and not manipulated images, as all the 80.000 pics I took so far for my project…

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DRAGOONS, ALIENS, MONSTERS AND GHOSTS…: ABSTRACTS FROM LAMEZIA TERME STREETS (THE VIDEOCLIP)

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These images aren’t paintings, but abstract photos of the world around us. They were taken from poles along the streets in Lamezia Terme (Italy). They are part of Roberto Alborghetti ‘s project and research (called “Lacer/actions”) about decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters. Soundtrack: Crossing Destiny, Audiomachine.

© Roberto Alborghetti - Lacer/actions, 2015

© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions, 2015

THE “TANGLES SERIES” VIDEOCLIP: RANDOM AND NATURAL IMAGES SEEN ON WALLS IN ROME

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“So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless

that we have no appropriate sword

other than laughter.” (Gordon W.Allport)

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR-Actions

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR-Actions

 

The “Tangles Series” videoclip is part of “LaceR/Actions”, 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 60.000 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 most recent shows (“Colors of an Apocalypse: An Intrigue for the Eyes and Mind from the Decomposed Publicity Posters”) 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.

Now I’m working on “The Ghost Bus” project, in collaboration with Bartons Plc and Act Group, Beeston, Nottingham, UK (January-March 2015). Films premiere on March 27, at Bartons Plc, Chilwell-Nottingham, at 6.30pm. My next solo show (“Colors of an Apocalypse 2.0”) will be running on Lake Como, Lenno, Italy, on 3-4-5 July, 2015, in a special and spectacular location: the St. John Baptistery (XI Century), a beautiful example of Romanesque art.

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MITRANI GUY

Tangle is the social structure of life, space-time it’s frame and interpersonal interactions the nodes that sustain it. With regard to the lacerations, they are the reflect of the psychological fickleness of the human being. Roberto Alborghetti is the mirror of the existential question of fate.

(PhD Guy Mitrani, Manager-Consultant at International Marketing Advisors Ltd and Marcom Manager at Stardust Group)