TWENTY SIGNS O’ THE TIMES…: ABSTRACT PHOTOS OF SCRATCHES AND CRACKS ON A CITY WALLS

 

© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions

Twenty “signs o’ the times”. Twenty scenes from the walls of a city (Bari, Italy). In this photo-gallery I present some of the pictures I 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. I’m always amazed and admired how the reality goes beyond every imagination… The important is to be in the right moment and in the right place, having my photocamera ready…

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. 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.

One of my shows was displaced for 100 days in the enchanting Aldobrandesca Fortress (XIII Century) in Tuscany (Piancastagnaio, Siena, Italy). In the last 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.

My recent “The Ghost Bus/A visual adventure in the Land of Robin Hood” project was carried out with Bartons Plc and Act Group, Beeston, Nottingham, UK (January-March 2015). I produced two short films which were premiered on March 27, 2015 at Bartons Plc, Chilwell-Nottingham. An Italian premiere took place in Tuscany (Monte Amiata, Piancastagnaio, Siena) on October 24-25, 2015. 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. During the last year, with fashion designer and artist Mitrani Yarden we have developed ideas for the fashion world, as the Volcano Dress (e-book and short film) and an innovative fabric prints series.

BLACK ‘N’ WHITE: THE VOYAGE… PAINTINGS? NO, ABSTRACT PHOTOS OF DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS IN BARI (ITALY)

 

New video created by Roberto Alborghetti for “Lacer/actions”, project-research about torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, industrial and urban matters.

The Black ‘n’ White photos were taken in Bari (Italy). Powerful Soundtrack: “The Voyage” by Audiomachine.

© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions

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24 LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTS ABOUT THE WORLD AROUND US… WATCH THE VIDEO-PORTFOLIO

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Video-portfolio about 24 Lithographic Prints from Lacer/actions Project by Roberto Alborghetti. The images of the clip aren’t paintings or digitally made works, but macro-photos of the world around us… Fragments of decomposed matters, as torn publicity postes, natural cracks, scratches, corrosions and  decay of urban and industrial matters… Real Art on Street that now has become an interesting and innovative complement of interior design … They are available in exclusive and unique copies. For contacts: ro.alb@alice.it .

Lithographic Prints -Roberto Alborghetti, Lacer/actions, Framed artworks

Lithographic Prints -Roberto Alborghetti, Lacer/actions, Framed artworks

ABSTRACT BLUE SKIES… BUT THEY ARE JUST DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS

© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions

Some abstract skies… The 5 pictures are macro-photos I took from a decomposed publicity poster I saw on a billboard in Bari (South Italy). They are part of my “Lacer/actions” project-research (I’ve collected so far about 90.000 pics) about natural decomposition and corrosion of publicity postes, industrial and urban matters and of all what people normally consider the “disturbing elements of the environment”. This is not streetart, but art on the street. Natural, normal, absolutely random, without sprays…  

 

 

AN EXPERIENCE OF COLORS AND EMOTIONS FOR THE WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY #LIUB


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This videoclip presents a series of pictures about “a journey through special painterly colors and materials” and the wonderful experience involving children with disabilities and carriers of the Syndrome of Autism Spectrum. The initiative was made ​​possible thanks to the support of the Rotary Club of Roma Golfo di Anzio, Nettuno, which has included the activities in “Anzio for Autism” project. It’s nice to remember it, when we celebrate the World Autism Awereness Day 2016 (April 2). 

Patrizia Sapri led with passion and enthusiasm the group of the magnificent seven little artists  who have re-composed and re-built artworks from “Lacer / actions” Project by Roberto Alborghetti. Kids re-viewed with their creativity images of decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks, scratches, urban and industrial matters, as presented in the videoclip. Now they are workin’ on the “Blue Moon” drawing created by artist and fashion designer Mitrani Yarden. 

Patrizia Sapri, teacher and curator, says about the workshop: “ My job has the aim to start from the healthy part of the person and developing residual capacity. We search for a meaningful relationship between color and emotions. Limits are transformed into expressive skills, communication, art… Roberto Alborghetti artworks have the emotional power to establish a right condition to create and to act. Yes, my special pupils  like so much Roberto’s colors, scratches and cracks. But don’t ask me why…”.

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Colors and Emotions Atelier - Roberto Alborghetti Lacer/actions - Curated by Patrizia Sapri

Colors and Emotions Atelier – Roberto Alborghetti Lacer/actions – Curated by Patrizia Sapri

Colors and Emotions Atelier - Roberto Alborghetti Lacer-Actions, Curated by Patrizia Sapri

Colors and Emotions Atelier – Roberto Alborghetti Lacer-Actions, Curated by Patrizia Sapri.

 

 

 

ABSTRACT ART ON STREETS: 9 MACRO-PICTURES FROM WALLS IN MILAN

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In this videoclip: abstract macro-photos I took along Milan streets for my LACER/ACTIONS PROJECT… This is not StreetArt, but Art On Streets… They are natural, random and not manipulated images of decomposed and ripped outdoor advertisings, natural cracks, scratches and corrosions of urban and industrial matters.  We may see things that we don’t even imagine…

© Roberto Alborghetti

© Roberto Alborghetti

 

 

NATURAL CORROSION IS AN ELEKTRO FLUX… ABSTRACT MACRO-PHOTOS + ÜBER-MAUS SOUNDTRACK

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Abstract photos (macro-pictures of natural corrosion of varnished cracks and  scratches ) from Bari streets, Italy. They go with a great elektro track by ÜBER-MAUS. Created by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI for his LACER/ACTIONS project-research about torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters. Soundtrack: “The Omega Man 2”, by Über-Maus – http://www.ubermaus.com

 

© Roberto Alborghetti - Lacer/actions

© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions