ART, FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHY AND BEAUTY IN A NEW E-BOOK OUT ON 1ST DECEMBER…THE VIDEOCLIP

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“The Princess, the Fire and the Castle” is a fantastic new e-book OUT on 1st DECEMBER 2015, in the online bookstores at ONLY 0,99 Euro. Created by Roberto Alborghetti and Mitrani Yarden. A modern fairy tale, with 40 wonderful photos and 80 pages. A great show of Art, Fashion and Beauty! A present for your New Year 2016… And Fashion will look different… Watch the video, with soundtrack by Eylon Malhi (“Amore #1”); Model and actress: Ginevra Bertolani (Casting Agency, Firenze). The amazing setting is the Aldobrandesca Fortress (XIII Century), in Piancastagnaio – Siena, Tuscany, Italy.

"The Princess, the Fire and the Castle", by Roberto Alborghetti Mitrani Yarden. Out on 1st December 2015 in online bookstores. A modern fairy tale. A great show of art, fashion and beauty.

“The Princess, the Fire and the Castle”, by Roberto Alborghetti Mitrani Yarden. Out on 1st December 2015 in online bookstores. A modern fairy tale. A great show of art, fashion and beauty.

 

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ROCK IS BACK WITH A NEW LOOK!!! WE DARE MUSIC MEETS MY ABSTRACT ARTWORKS.THESE ARE “MEMORIES”…

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Yes, the rock is back with a new look!  This is another interesting challenge for 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; Roberto Porpora : bass & programming; Andrea “Ralph” Richini : guitars.

WE DARE on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/wedareproject

WE DARE : The Official website

http://wedareproject.com/

 

 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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“THE GHOST BUS”/A VISUAL ADVENTURE FROM THE LAND OF ROBIN HOOD (UK) TO TUSCANY (ITALY). SPECIAL EVENTS OF ART, HISTORY, FASHION AND DESIGN…

Roberto Alborghetti and Marysia Zipser, March 27, 2015, Nottingham (UK) - Photo by Paul Boyd

Roberto Alborghetti and Marysia Zipser, March 27, 2015, Nottingham (UK) – Photo by Paul Boyd

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GUEST WRITER: MARYSIA ZIPSER

Press Release 10TH September 2015

from ACT Group (Art-Culture-Tourism) Nottingham, UK

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A beautiful visual adventure is budding from the Land of Robin Hood to the Land of Ghino di Tacco in Tuscany. From the much lauded March 27th GHOST BUS SHOW and UK short films premiere at Nottingham and its collaboration between celebrated visual artist Roberto Alborghetti, ACT Group (Art-Culture-Tourism) and Bartons plc, an exciting international abstract art gallery is travelling along the road bridging England to Italy, via an old rusty bus.  An exciting multi art, culture and tourism show that will be starting on Wednesday 21 October with the ACT Tuscany GRAND TOUR and finishing on Wednesday 28 October.

In the middle weekend of the tour, 24 & 25 October, at Mount Amiata, where the extinct volcano resides over this stunning landscape, there is taking place, at the medieval hill topped town of Piancastagnaio, a wonderful mayorial reception and tour offered to the people of Beeston, Nottingham, East Midlands and from all over England, with descending visitors from Italy and all over Europe.

On Sunday 25 October evening, in collaboration with Osa Onlus, the Comune of Piancastagnaio, his Major Luigi Vagaggini,  the highlight of the tour will be the ITALIAN short film premiere of THE GHOST BUS followed by an explosive ART FASHION & DESIGN SHOW by Roberto Alborghetti and international couturier Mitrani Yarden, fashion designer and artist. 

Mitrani Yarden, fashion designer and artist, is collaborating with Roberto Alborghetti to create an

Mitrani Yarden, fashion designer and artist, is collaborating with Roberto Alborghetti to create an “haute couture” creation based on an artwork from The Ghost Bus series; Photo: Roberto Alborghetti (HOPES project).

The huge publicity derived from this great collaboration of Italian visual artist, Beeston based art-culture-tourism group and an old rusty 1950s bus once operated by Bartons, has led to Art-Culture-Tourism “twinning talks” between Nottingham and Tuscany.  In fact Beeston with Piancastagnio, Nottingham with Siena, East Midlands region with Mount Amiata region.  And these “talks” will be progressed and ACTivated during the Tuscany GRAND TOUR.

A visual treat is in store for those booking and participating in this road and landscape adventure bringing together England and Italy. The writing is on the wall… follow the RENAISSANCE to the heart of Tuscany!

“The road never ends…only our vision does.” (A.Reddy)

Flyer by Sara Twomey

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For more information:

Marysia Zipser, Founder ACT Group (Art-Culture-Tourism), Beeston, Nottingham, UK    marysiazipser@hotmail.co.uk     http://www.a-c-tgroup.com/  @A_C_Tgroup   0115 8753817   Mob 07899 798487 (may not be working)

 

Roberto Alborghetti, visual artist, author, journalist, Bergamo, Italy  https://robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/    @RobAlborg

 

Patrizia Malomo, MD, Corymbus Tour Operator travel agency, Siena  viaggi@corymbus.it   www.corymbus.it   @Andantecongusto

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Useful Links:   

Social media image/poster attached – Nottingham’s Robin Hood meets Ghino di Tacco – Tuscany GRAND TOUR

 

https://robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/2015/09/09/the-italian-premiere-of-the-ghost-bus-the-official-trailer-in-high-definition/

http://bcove.me/hcou9m5w   NottsTV 6.30-7.00 Show 28.8.15 

http://bcove.me/3tmudxsn    NottsTV  News (5 mins) 6.8.15 Beeston twinning with Tuscany

 

https://robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/2015/08/10/the-ghost-bus-from-united-kingdom-to-italygreat-articles-on-english-and-italian-press/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bu4wVOVXHyQ  THE GHOST BUS – The Magical Night of the Short Films Premiere 27 March 2015

PLUS:

 

Fantastic photos & videos contest, closing date of 10th October and is open to anyone around the world.  https://robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/2015/08/20/the-ghost-bus-film-premiere-in-tuscany-call-for-a-great-videos-and-photos-contest-read-the-rules/

UPWARD AND OVER / 19 ABSTRACTS FROM A GARBAGE CONTAINER…

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19 abstract photos from a big waste-container… Artworks by Roberto Alborghetti for its “Lacer/actions” project-research about decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters. Soundtrack: “Upward and Over” by Matthew Robertson, Mike Reed.

© ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI - LACER/ACTIONS, 2015

© ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – LACER/ACTIONS, 2015

 

“THERE’S SOME CHAOS…”: MY ABSTRACT WORK INSPIRING IN ITALY AN ALL DAY DEDICATED TO DANCE, MUSIC AND VISUAL ARTS

 

Roberto Alborghetti, There is some chaos, but with a focal point, 2010, Exclusively for Permanent Collection  of Contemporary Art

Roberto Alborghetti, There is some chaos, but with a focal point, 2010, Exclusively for Permanent Collection of Contemporary Art

This artwork titled “There is some chaos, but with a focal point” (“C’è del caos ma con un punto focale”) – abstract photo on canvas (42 x 62) I “captured” in Milan during a cloudy day on December 2010 – is displayed since April 2013 at the Permanent Collection of Contemporary Art, in Mercatello S/M, Pesaro Urbino, Marche  (Italy). Now the composition and its concept were chosen as the official name of a day (August 10) of events about dance, music and visual arts promoted by InDialogo. Such an honour for me!

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Two years ago I was so proud to donate my “Chaos” work to the Permanent Collection in Marche accepting the invitation from the curator, artist and sculptor Pasquale Martini, who had the way to view some of my abstract works focusing his attention on an image that, according to Martini, depicts and interprets the sense of my “Lacer/actions” project-research about decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters. I’m so glad to be part of this Permanent Collection gathering pieces from national and international artists who are developing new forms and expressions in modern art.

 https://www.facebook.com/INDIALOGOtradanzaearti?fref=ts&pnref=story

 

Roberto Alborghetti, The Official Catalogue of the Permanent Collection  of Contemporary Art

Roberto Alborghetti, The Official Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Contemporary Art

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Roberto Alborghetti, The Official Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Contemporary Art

BLUE CRACKING ICE… MAGNIFICATIONS OF DECOMPOSED CERAMICS IN VIETRI (AMALFI COAST, ITALY)

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A few weeks ago in Vietri, the Amalfi Coast town (Italy) famous for its wonderful ceramics, my eyes have been attracted by an unusual and spectacular corrosion. The surface of a fountain, not far from the beach, showed an exceptional cracking.

The blue ceramic, of which the structure was made, had undergone a process of deterioration caused by weather, moisture, salt and limestone. So, for my “Lacer/actions” project I produced several shots at the decomposed parts of the ceramic fountain that now, even through its alteration of colors and materials, does not hide colors and designs of great impact . And this video shows them… Pure random abstract from reality. Warning: THEY ‘RE NOT PAINTINGS OR DIGITALLY MADE WORKS!!!

Soundtrack: “Ice of Phoenix” by Audiomachine.

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Qualche settimana fa a Vietri, località della Costiera amalfitana famosa per le sue ceramiche,lo sguardo è caduto su una inusuale e spettacolare corrosione. La superficie di una fontana poco distante dalla spiaggia presentava delle eccezionali screpolature decomposte. La ceramica azzurra, di cui la struttura era fatta, aveva subito un processo di deterioramento causato dal tempo, dall’umidità, dalla salsedine e dal calcare.

Ho prodotto diversi scatti, presso le parti decomposte della fontana in ceramica che ora, pur attraverso la sua alterazione di colori e materiali, non nasconde tinte e disegni di grande impatto. E questo video lo dimostra… Pure immagini astratte.  Attenzione!!! NON SONO DIPINTI O COMPOSIZIONI DIGITALI!!! 

© ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI, LACER/ACTIONS, 2015

© ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI, LACER/ACTIONS, 2015

 

“LIKE THE SOUND OF MANY WATERS”: MY “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE” SHOW OPENS TOMORROW ON LAKE COMO

ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI,  LACER-ACTIONS

ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI, LACER-ACTIONS

 

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I heard a sound from heaven, like the sound of many waters, and like the sound of a great thunder.

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E udì dal cielo un suono forte, come il fragore dell’oceano e come il rombo del tuono.

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2011, Tela / Canvas/ Mixed media

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This is not a painting or a digitally made picture, but an abstract photo of a decomposed and torn publicity poster

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One day to go to my solo exhibition – “Colors Of An Apocalypse 2015″ – which is gonna to take place in the amazing Romanesque Baptistery on Lake Como, Italy, on July 3-4-5,  in the beautiful and medieval Lenno (but its origins are from Roman times!).

The octagonal Baptistery and its enchanting structure will give strenght and evocative power to my exhibition which will show 25 works from my “Lacer/actions” project. Each artwork will be introduced by a phrase  from “The Apocalypse of John”. Images and words to suggest a trip through hopes and tragedies of human life and beings.

 

  • Opening Hours / Friday July 5: h.4-10 pm; Saturday 4 and Sunday 5: 10am-12am; 2,30 pm-10 pm. Venue: St. John Baptistery, Piazza XI Febbraio, Lenno (Comune Tremezzina), Lake Como
  • Aperture mostra: venerdi 5 Luglio 2015, ore 16-22. Nelle giornate di sabato 4 e domenica 5 luglio: 10-12, 14,30 – 22,00. Il Battistero di San Giovanni si trova in Piazza XI Febbraio.