“THE GHOST BUS” / HOP ON BOARD! THIS IS CARD #7 FROM A VISUAL ADVENTURE IN THE LAND OF ROBIN HOOD

CARD # 7

 

This is work#7 of the Cards Series from “The Ghost Bus” project, a visual adventure in the Land of Robin Hood. The 2 films will be premiered on March 27, 2015, at 6,30 pm, at Bartons Plc, 61 High Road, Chilwell-Nottingham, UK.

The event will be promoted by Bartons Plc and his owner Simon Barton and ACT Group (Art-Culture-Tourism) and its founder Marysia Zipser.  I’ve created a limited-edition special poster (showing 9 images from the films) and a special cards series reproducing 16 artworks.

The Ghost Bus project is travelling around the www now over the next weeks collecting admirers along the way, and culminating in the special films premiere & social gathering at Bartons Plc (March, 27, from 6,30 pm). So, hop on board and enjoy the ride!

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Here more infos about the project:

 THE GHOST BUS / ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI WEBSITE

THE GHOST BUS / BARTONS PLC WEBSITE

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For further informations, please contact:

 

Marysia Zipser, founder ACT Group (Art-Culture-Tourism) and arts/heritage tourism promoter, email:  marysiazipser@hotmail.co.uk  

 

Simon Barton, Bartons Plc,  email:  info@bartonsplc.co.uk

 

 

 

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.

CRACKS CHROMOTHERAPY # 2 / FOUR DIFFERENT PERCEPTION LEVELS OF THE REAL WORLD

Cracks is part of my Lacer/actions Project, about  the decomposition of torn publicity posters on outdoor advertisings (my realistic and not manipulated images are transferred on canvases, lithographic prints or textiles). I also love to work on natural cracks, crevices and scratches on metal, plastic or stony surfaces, or metal and plastic platings marking the passage of times…

We live in a planet of cracks. And cracks may be considered “an active aesthetical appreciation” of what we call the disturbing elements of imperfection. My eyes and cameras through cracks magnifications are discovering impressive textures in what we usually consider waste and disfigured materials (as you may see in this photogallery). My Cracks – as well as all the other 60.000 images I gathered so far for my project – are just and only realistic, natural, random and not enhanced pics of the real world around us.

CRACKS CHROMOTHERAPY # 2 : WATCH THE VIDEOCLIP

More Cracks :

THE CRACKS GALLERY – robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com

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DISCOVER THE WORLD OF “LACER/ACTIONS” THROUGH

“THE GHOST BUS” EXPERIENCE…

THE GHOST BUS flyer - March 27

A MESSAGE FROM PORTUGAL: “THESE SILK SCARVES ARE SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL!”

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR/Actions – Limited-Edition Silk Scarves

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR/Actions – Limited-Edition Silk Scarves

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR/Actions – Limited-Edition Silk Scarves

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR/Actions – Limited-Edition Silk Scarves

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR/Actions – Limited-Edition Silk Scarves

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR/Actions – Limited-Edition Silk Scarves

Fellow blogger Renato Aquino – from Portugal (Ourem) – is a successful Senior Operations Manager, Catering Manager and skilled hospitality professional. Through LinkedIn profiles he had the way to see my artistic silk scarves. He was really struck by the unusual design and he acquired the all series of three doing some special gifts. The parcel was delivered  taking more of the time required. Some days ago, Renato sent me this message: “The scarves  arrived… Anyway, it was worth the waiting. The scarves are simply beautiful and very elegant, my gifts were very special and well appreciated!!!”.

I thank Renato Aquino for his kind appreciation and warm words! The three silk scarves (created for a special limited-edition series)   reproduce details of images concerning torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial “signs” I captured around the world. The three silk scarves were made with the precious collaboration of the internationally known textile designer Bruno Boggia, who works in Como (Italy) for the most famous international fashion stylists. So, I had the way to turn “trash pictures” into an art subject (my abstract works from the real world are also transferred on canvases, lithographic prints, aluminium and other materials).

 

About Renato Aquino:

He’s a successful Senior Operations Manager, Catering Manager and skilled hospitality professional, whose progressive career has been based upon a platform of knowledge and success within leading corporate facilities and hotel operations (Opway (Portugal & Angola), Novagest – Angola, Casa do Ribeirinho – Oporto , Benard – Lisbon). His LinkedIn profile:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/renatofelixaquino

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 SPECIAL PAGE ABOUT THE LIMITED-EDITION SILK SCARVES

VIDEOCLIP: SILK SCARVES, LIMITED-EDITION

 

 

“THE GHOST BUS” / THE SPECIAL POSTER ABOUT “A VISUAL ADVENTURE IN THE LAND OF ROBIN HOOD”

 

"THE GHOST BUS", LIMITED-EDITION OFFICIAL POSTER,  PROJECT BY ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI WITH  BARTONS PLC, ACT GROUP (BEESTON-NOTTINGHAM, UK, JAN-MAR 2015) .

“THE GHOST BUS”, LIMITED-EDITION OFFICIAL POSTER, PROJECT BY ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI WITH BARTONS PLC, ACT GROUP (BEESTON-NOTTINGHAM, UK, JAN-MAR 2015) .

 

More infos at:

https://robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/the-ghost-bus-project/

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THE GHOST BUS

THE GHOST BUS

“I HAVE A DREAM TODAY” / MY ARTWORK FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR-Actions -  I Have A Dream Today

© Roberto Alborghetti – LaceR-Actions – I Have A Dream Today

 

“Let us not wallow in the valley of despair, I say to you today, my friends.

And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.

 

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.”

 

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.

 

I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice.

 

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

 

I have a dream today!

 

I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of “interposition” and “nullification” — one day right there in Alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.

 

I have a dream today!

 

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, and every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight; “and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.”

 

Martin Luther King

From “I Have a Dream” Speech

Delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C

 

* My “I Have A Dream Today” artwork isn’t a painting or a manipulated or digitally made picture, but a random, natural and not deliberately created image I took (for my “Lacer/actions” project) from a wall in Genova (Italy) on 29 November, 2014.    

 

“COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE 2.0″ SHOW ON ROMANESQUE BAPTISTERY: THE TRAILER

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© Photo by  ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI - St.John Baptistery, Lenno, Lake Como, Italy

© Photo by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – St.John Baptistery, Lenno, Lake Como, Italy

 

My next solo exhibition – “Colors Of An Apocalypse 2.0″ – will take place in an amazing Romanesque Baptistery on Lake Como, Italy. My show is scheduled for 3 days, on 3-4-5 July, 2015, in the beautiful Lenno town, in the historical center –  50 meters from the lake shore! – where we admire one of the most stunning examples of Romanesque art in Northen Italy. This is a trailer for my exhibit showing photos about the enchanting St. John Baptistery (XI Century), beautiful setting for my upcoming show.

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About “LACER/ACTIONS” PROJECT by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

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 55.000 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 was 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).

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 setting: the St. John Baptistery (XI Century), a beautiful example of Romanesque art.