LIKE A GARDEN IN WINTER…: FLUTE NINJA (笛忍者) + 21 MACRO PHOTOS

The relaxing and mysterious music created by Flute Ninja (笛忍者) – composer, artist and musician – meets my “Lacer/Actions” works in a videoclip titled “Falling Snow”. The clip presents an original Flute Ninja (笛忍者) composition accompanied by an image series from my photo collection of torn and decomposed publicity posters. The 21 works have white and green as prevailing colors, suggesting a sort of snow scenes from a winter garden… All the images come from a unique ripped poster that I saw some months ago along a street in Milan (Italy).  

I’m very glad about this collaboration created in distance thanks to the web: Flute Ninja (笛忍者) lives in Alabama (USA), he is composer, poet, shakuahachi player, martial artist (he enjoys drawing and painting nature and landscapes; his inspiration came from Bob Ross). Through  his YouTube channel NinjutsuLives, he spreads his passion for Japanese music and instruments as shakuahachi.

In “Falling Snow” composition (lenght: 3 minutes and 59 seconds). Flute Ninja (笛忍者) plays shinobue, a transverse Japanese bamboo flute which creates ethereal soundscapes. So welcome to this sensorial experience for ears, eyes, heart and mind… An invitation to stop for 4 minutes and go slowly… 

© Roberto Alborghetti

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RETROSPECTIVE: BLUE TRACKS / TRACCE BLU (VIDEO, 2010)

“Blue Tracks / Tracce Blu” was made exactly 10 years ago: in January 2010. I created it through the Animoto platform, accepting the challenge of producing a video clip of thirty seconds of maximum duration. I took some of the macro photographic images of torn advertising posters. This is another video clip for “Lacer/actions” project. The dominant color of these images is blue  And the tears and decomposition of paper often take the form of water, rain, ice and sky.

Interested in these images in exclusive and original copies? Please contact:  funtasyeditrice@gmail.com

“Tracce Blu” è stato realizzato 10 anni fa, nel gennaio 2010. L’ho creato attraverso la piattaforma Animoto, accettando la sfida di produrre un videoclip di trenta secondi di durata massima. Ho preso alcune delle immagini fotografiche macro di manifesti pubblicitari strappati e decomposti. Il colore dominante di queste immagini è il blu. E gli strappi e la decomposizione della carta assumono spesso la forma di pioggia, cieli, acqua e ghiaccio…

THE FOUR SEASONS IN LACER/ACTIONS: WINTER #4

© Roberto Alborghetti

Each season has its colors. But what colors does winter have? Easy to answer, just look around … The torn advertising posters on billboards also have winter colors. So, through my macro photos  I tried to imagine a color palette … Yes, trails of snow and ice, in exclusive for my LaceR/Actions research, which is a multidisciplinary project about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. 

Transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles (as pure silk), re-built on collages or scanned in videoclips, the images of torn and decomposed posters give new life to paper lacerations and matter decomposition, as you may see in this gallery showing some of the 120.000 pics captured around the world. Remember, these are not paintings… They are macro photos of the real word around us. A videoclip will follow very soon.

For information and acquisition of unique and original copies of the artworks: funtasyeditrice@gmail.com

Ogni stagione ha i suoi colori. Ma che colori ha l’inverno? Facile rispondere, basta del resto guardarsi attorno… Anche i manifesti strappati della pubblicità hanno colori invernali. Ho quindi provato ad immaginare una tavolozza di colori… Sì, scie di neve e di ghiaccio…

THE FOUR SEASONS IN LACER/ACTIONS: WINTER #3

© Roberto Alborghetti

Each season has its colors. But what colors does winter have? Easy to answer, just look around … The torn advertising posters on billboards also have winter colors. So, through my macro photos  I tried to imagine a color palette … Yes, trails of snow and ice, in exclusive for my LaceR/Actions research, which is a multidisciplinary project about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. 

Transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles (as pure silk), re-built on collages or scanned in videoclips, the images of torn and decomposed posters give new life to paper lacerations and matter decomposition, as you may see in this gallery showing some of the 120.000 pics captured around the world. Remember, these are not paintings… They are macro photos of the real word around us. 

For information and acquisition of unique and original copies of the artworks: funtasyeditrice@gmail.com

Ogni stagione ha i suoi colori. Ma che colori ha l’inverno? Facile rispondere, basta del resto guardarsi attorno… Anche i manifesti strappati della pubblicità hanno colori invernali. Ho quindi provato ad immaginare una tavolozza di colori… Sì, scie di neve e di ghiaccio…

12 PICS (FOR 12 MONTHS) SELECTED FROM THE 12.000 MACRO PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2019

 

What better way to remember a year, 2019, with twelve images, one for each month? Here are twelve images for twelve months, selected from the approximately 12,000 that I captured in 2019. From January to December, traveling through colors and emotions,  through macro photographs that tell the reality that surrounds us … As is the purpose of my Lacer/actions research, which is a multidisciplinary project about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. Transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles (as pure silk), re-built on collages or scanned in videoclips, the images of torn and decomposed posters give new life to paper lacerations and matter decomposition, as you may see in this gallery showing twelve of the 125.000 pics captured around the world. Remember, these are not paintings… They are macro photos of the real word around us. 

For information and acquisition of unique and original copies of the artworks: funtasyeditrice@gmail.com

Quale modo migliore di ricordare un anno, il 2019, con dodici immagini, una per ogni mese? Ecco dunque dodici immagini per dodici mesi, selezionate tra le circa 12.000 che ho catturato nel 2019. Da gennaio a dicembre, viaggiando tra colori ed emozioni attravero macro fotografie che raccontano la realtà che ci circonda… Come è nella finalità del mio progetto Lacer/azioni

THE FOUR SEASONS IN LACER/ACTIONS: WINTER #1

© Roberto Alborghetti

Each season has its colors. But what colors does winter have? Easy to answer, just look around … The torn advertising posters also have winter colors. So, through my macro photos  I tried to imagine a color palette … Yes, trails of snow and ice, in exclusive for my LaceR/Actions research, which is a multidisciplinary project about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. Transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles (as pure silk), re-built on collages or scanned in videoclips, the images of torn and decomposed posters give new life to paper lacerations and matter decomposition, as you may see in this gallery showing some of the 120.000 pics captured around the world. Remember, these are not paintings… They are macro photos of the real word around us. 

For information and acquisition of unique and original copies of the artworks: funtasyeditrice@gmail.com

Ogni stagione ha i suoi colori. Ma che colori ha l’inverno? Facile rispondere, basta del resto guardarsi attorno… Anche i manifesti strappati della pubblicità hanno colori invernali. Ho quindi provato ad immaginare una tavolozza di colori… Sì, scie di neve e di ghiaccio…

A DETAIL OF “THE THIRD EYE” COLLAGE IS THE COVER OF “LAMIAGENDA 2020/2021”

 

 

LAMIAGENDA 2020 2021

The cover of the 2020-2021 edition of Lami Agenda © Roberto Alborghetti

 

THE THIRD EYE (DETAIL)

The detail of “The Third Eye” collage which forms the cover (front and back) of Lami Agenda 2020-2021. © Roberto Alborghetti

 

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The “The Third Eye” collage in its full size (74 x 44 cms, on wood).© Roberto Alborghetti

This is the cover of the 2020/2021 edition of “LamiAgenda”, the school diary available from Summer 2020, published in Italy by I Quindici. It presents a detail of “The Third Eye” collage I created using waste paper recovered from disfigured advertising posters. I made it for my “Lacer/actions” project. It is the fourth consecutive year that “LamiAgenda” offers my artwork on the cover.

 

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Questa è la copertina dell’edizione 2020/2021 di “Lami Agenda”, il diario scolastico disponibile a partire dall’estate 2020, pubblicato in Italia da I Quindici. Presenta un dettaglio del collage “Il Terzo Occhio”, creato con la carta straccia recuperata da manifesti pubblicitari sfigurati. L’ho creato per il mio progetto “Lacer / actions”. È il quarto anno consecutivo che “LamiAgenda” propone un mio artwork in copertina.