PHOTOGALLERY ABOUT THE PRESENTATION OF MY NEW BOOK “NESSUNO RESTI INDIETRO” ON TUSCANY COAST WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF FORMER PRIME MINISTER GIULIANO AMATO

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PHOTOS by PAOLO SANDINI

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The event took place in the amazing Tuscany Coast, in Albinia Orbetello (Grosseto) at Campings Voltoncino and Marina Chiara. It was promoted by Osa Osa Onlus, Campeggio Voltoncino and Parrocchia Maria SS.delle Grazie. A great audience participated to the presentation in the wonderful scenary of Maremma.  Newspapers, magazines, websites and Tv Channel (as TV 9) gave a huge coverage to the event. “Nessuno resti indietro”, by Roberto Alborghetti, is published by Editrice Velar. It is available in Italian language on  the most popular online bookstores (Amazon, Ibs, La Feltrinelli, Hoepli aso).

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GHOST BUS AND VOLCANO DRESS DAYS: THE VIDEO OF THE EVENTS IN TUSCANY

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This is the video about the events for the Italian premiere of “The Ghost Bus” short film produced by Roberto Alborghetti with Bartons PLC and ACT Group, and the presentation of the Volcano Dress, exhibited for the first time in Tuscany (Mount Amiata, Piancastagnaio, Siena) on October 24-27, 2015.
The Volcano Dress is an HotCouture Creation by Mitrani Yarden based on the original picture by Roberto Alborghetti (Lacer/actions) from “The Ghost Bus” project.
Fotoshooting and Videofilming by Roberto Alborghetti with Mitrani Yarden. Soundtrack: Eylon Malhi. Top Model: Ginevra Bertolani, Casting Agency, Firenze. Sculptures by Paolo Borghi. Hair Style and Makeup: Natalia Scalacci, Free Style, Abbadia San Salvatore (Siena).
The wonderful location is Rocca Aldobrandesca, Piancastagnaio, Siena, Tuscany. Many thanks for the collaboration to Piancastagnaio Municipality, to the Major Luigi Vagaggini, to Samuele Bechini, to Nicola Cirocco (Osa Onlus), Marysia Zipser (ACT Group, Beeston), Patrizia Sapri and Agenzia Re Ratchis.

Mitrani Yarden and Roberto Alborghetti with the Volcano Dress during a special presentation at Agenzia Re Ratchis (Abbadia S.S. - Siena - Tuscany)

Mitrani Yarden and Roberto Alborghetti with the Volcano Dress during a special presentation at Agenzia Re Ratchis (Abbadia S.S. – Siena – Tuscany)

“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

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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/

“THE GHOST BUS” FILM PREMIERE IN TUSCANY: CALL FOR A GREAT VIDEOS AND PHOTOS CONTEST…READ THE RULES….

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“COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE”: ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI EXHIBITION EXCEPTIONALLY CONTINUES THROUGH JANUARY 15, 2013 (WATCH THE CLIP)

Due to the great number of visitors, “Colors Of An Apocalypse”, the Roberto Alborghetti Show at Aldobrandesca Fortress (Piancastagnaio, Tuscany, Italy) is exceptionally extended till January 15, 2013.

On display: forty artworks (canvases, silk scarves, lithographs, collages) from his incredible research about the decomposed publicity posters and urban signs…

Promoted by Piancastagnaio Municipality, Osa Onlus and Pro Loco

Sponsored by Provincia di Siena.

LACER/ACTIONS MEET SCHOOLS / A SPECIAL WEEK FOR MY EXHIBITION : LECTURES, VIDEOSHOWS AND WORKSHOPS ABOUT “THE DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS”

 

 PHOTOS BY CHIARA VIGLIETTA AND GIORGIO DAMIANI:THE ALDOBRANDESCA FORTRESS AND IMAGES OF A LECTURE ABOUT “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE” SHOW  

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 This is a special week for Roberto Alborghetti Show – “Colors of an Apocalypse: An Intrigue for the Eyes and Mind from the Decomposed Publicity Posters”at Aldobrandesca Fortress (XIII Century) in Tuscany (Italy; the show continues through to November 4th , 2012). The exhibition schedules lectures, workshops with students and videoshows. Lot of people have already visited the show; and other thousands are expected during the week from   October 28 to November 4 (on Mount Amiata and Piancastagnaio there will be parties, meetings and shows for the traditional “Crastatone Days”).  

 

The exhibition – displaced in seven rooms in an ascensional way –  feature 36 artworks and a limited-edition of a three silk scarves series which Roberto Alborghetti produced in collaboration with renowned textile designer Bruno Boggia (who worked with the most famous international fashion designers). The 7th room is really special: it is dedicated to five collages created by Roberto Alborghetti with hundreds of paper pieces collected along the streets from decomposed and torn posters. Five new and never shown before works which are enchanting (and surprising) the visitators. 

  

Show Opening Time: 10-12,30/17-19,30 (Saturday, Sunday and all public holidays; from October 23 to October 27 during “Penne e Video Sconosciuti” national events). For informations and visits by appointment: 039 0577 784134 ; e-mail: info@prolocopiancastagnaio.it.

 

 

Roberto Alborghetti ‘s LaceR/Actions is a multidisciplinary project and research about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. Transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographs or textiles (as pure silk), or scanned in videoclips, the details of torn posters give new life to paper lacerations and decomposition, as you may see in this “postcard” reproducing one of the 40.000 images captured by Roberto Alborghetti during his research all around the world.

 

 

 

IN THIS IMPRESSIVE TUSCANY FORTRESS THE NEXT ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI SHOW: “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE /AN INTRIGUE FOR THE EYES AND MIND FROM DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS”

VIDEOCLIP : ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI SHOW 2012 : “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE”

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The next Roberto Alborghetti Lacer/actions Show (“Colors of an Apocalypse – An Intrigue for the  Eyes and Mind from Decomposed Publicity Posters“) will take place in a wonderful and impressive location: the Rocca Aldobrandesca – a XIII Century fortress in Tuscany (Siena, Italy) – from October 6 to November 5, 2012. The exhibition is one of the most awaited Italian events of Fall 2012 and has been organized by Piancastagnaio Municipality and Siena Territory Communities and Osa Onlus. 

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There is a great expectation for this event: simply browse the site – www.robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/ –  where there’s a page about the exhibition. The title couldn’t be more hit for this exceptional exhibition sponsored by the Municipality and Osa. Roberto Alborghetti will show forty artworks that symbolically represent the meaning of his artistic research, based on observation and reproduction of  one of the several “apocalypses” of our times, namely the decomposed and torn publicity posters we see on walls and along the streets. 

Roberto Alborghetti looks inside this great Babel of decomposed colors and words degraded by time, environment and humans. He draws chromatic energy from trash images, giving new life and reason to what is considered (for the eyes and the urban landscape) a rejection or a disturbing element. The historic  Piancastagnaio fortress, evoking the passage of times, offers an ideal space to enhance the contrasting language of colors and shapes of Roberto Alborghetti compositions.

The “Lacer /actions” Show will be accompanied by forums, workshops and videoshows created by Alborghetti. The exhibition will also feature a limited-edition of a three silk scarves series which Roberto Alborghetti produced in collaboration with renowned textile designer Bruno Boggia who worked with the most famous international fashion designers.              

But let’s know something more about this fascinating fortress, one of the most impressive Medieval Italian castles, a perfect location for Roberto Alborghetti artpieces. Since the 11th century the area of southern Tuscany around the castle of Piancastagnaio was the object of the expansionist politics of the powerful feudal family of the Aldobrandeschi. The whole territory is rich in historical remains tied to these potentates. Between the possessions of the Aldobrandeschi, Piancastagnaio was almost always the site of allotted to the noble family from the monks of the Abbey of S.Salvatore since the beginning of the year 1000. Subsequently it was claimed from the Viscounts of Campiglia and during the 13th century it became object of ulterior disputes between the cities of Siena and Orvieto.

The Orvietani gained control of the powerful fortress in the 1303 and maintained it for around fifty years. At this point they entered in the quarrel with the heirs of the Aldobrandeschi, the Orsini of Pitigliano, to       oppose the new aims of the Senese Republic. Only between the years 1415 and 1430 Siena finally succeeded to taking possession of Piancastagnaio,       that was attached to the Capitanato of Radicofani. In 17th century the settlement became a Granducal fief and finally, with the Leopoldine reforms, the chief town of the the same community.

The country town has a circular form, once had surrounding wall enclosure with alternating square towers and four gates. The walls and the gates       have been almost entirely demolished, with the exception of few lines, three towers, two with semicircular shape and the other squared, the main       city Gate beside the Rocca and other three minor Gates in the southern front of the walls: ‘Porta Romana’, ‘Porticciola’ e ‘Porta di Voltaia’.

In the highest point of the inhabited area rises still today the mighty Rocca Aldobrandesca. The construction has a square form and is endowed with tall and strongly inclined walls. From the enclosure rises two towers , the greatest, either as thickest, had functions of keep, the other, in the opposite angle,       defended the underlying gate of access to the city.

The whole complex was endowed with machicoulis and battlement, still today almost intact. The Rocca is under good condition thanks to careful work of  restoration.

ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI LACER/ACTIONS SHOW AT ROCCA ALDOBRANDESCA 7 THE OFFICIAL POSTER