A RIVEDER LE STELLE!
Luca Moscariello

… The title contains and summarizes historical memories. The hope, which will be certainty, to get out of this period to rediscover everyday life, projects, dreams, perhaps revisited with a new spirit. At the same time, the title is also the compendium of the never predictable considerations on the cultural and humanistic significance of Italy which in every “Middle Ages” has always found a “renaissance” to be born again and divulged. This country has always produced unattainable excellences which have marked the routes, such as lights in the night as well as stars to follow and review …

Produced by Patrick de Lorenzi

LAURINA PAPERINA

Stay at home and enjoy the sun, April 2020

LAURINA PAPERINA

Stay at home and go out for a walk with your dog, April 2020

LAURINA PAPERINA

Stay at home and wait for mutation, April 2020

LAURINA PAPERINA

Stay at home and workout hard, April 2020

PATRIZIA NOVELLO_Milan, 1978

That day we met, for example, is a twist, like dishevelled greyish feathers, fluffy and upset, interpenetrated, entropic and dense. Time is unstoppable. Time always puts itself in the middle of a meeting, of a moment, of an exact day when something important comes in our life. Something begins, something is born, in some particular place …

Produced by Nicolò Valsecchi

DANIELA NOVELLO_Milan, 1978

… Daniela’s sculptural works are sealed in a rigorous, unavoidable and definitive silence. She has a predilection for lead. She models it like Hephaestus did with bronze. Elsewhere, we discover the porous fragrance of limestone that she models as bread, with breadcrumbs, alveoli, crust and leavening. Here, sight and touch meet each other in precise forms with embroideries engraved with the lenticular detail of an ancient goldsmith. The oriental flowers on the female sheath dress, sleeveless and carefree, are contradicted by the severity of the colour. It is unavailable to crumple …

Produced by Nicolò Valsecchi

SEVEN DEADLY SINS
Laurina Paperina

December 2018

… All of Laurina’s distinctive elements can be found in a single large work, its largest project: The 7 Deadly Sins (Envy, Sloth, Lust, Gluttony, Avarice, Wrath and Pride). The artist worked on the sequence for 8 months. Each canvas – measuring 145x125cm – represents one of the sin and each one of them is a proof of a precise and refined study. Within the seven canvases we find references inspired by every aspect of our time. Contemporary art – Love, by Maurizio Cattelan – modern art – Le déjeuner sur l’herbe di Manet – politics – Donald Trump – cinema – Pulp Fiction – television – Game of Thrones – and 11religion – Pope Francis – can all be considered sources of inspiration for the artist. Laurina Paperina, the artist, tries to express her own point of view on the world, gathering together different figures …

ELISA BERTAGLIA_Rovigo, 1983

… Bertaglia is like her works: they do not appear so complex if you do not know them. Yet, a second look is enough to catch suggestions that anchor themselves in the viewer’s imagination. Her paintings and drawings speak clearly: they are labyrinths dense of enigmatic ambiguous shapes and signs. Some of them are light – such as the graphite ones that step by step allow the beneficiary to discover always smaller and elaborated figures – others made with oil color are more tangible in the material and in the glance …

Produced by Patrick de Lorenzi

LAURINA PAPERINA_Rovereto, 1980

… Laurina Paperina describes herself as a duck with a human head that doesn’t want to make serious art. Most of Laurina’s production is about the representation of a caricatured imaginary of contemporary heroes, icons of the 80s and 90s. Through her cartoon-style characters and the use of irony, the artist analyses worlds such as art, politics, religion and pop culture, making reflections on the demands of today’s world …

Produced by Patrick de Lorenzi

LUCA MOSCARIELLO_San Giovanni in Persiceto, 1980

… Like Perec, Moscariello wants to dwell on the dimension of time, intended as a fragment during which to catch the signs of a continuously changing reality. That is why he concentrates even on the most irrelevant details and constantly seeks scrupulousness, which emerges from his works. At the same time, there is no ambition to drift into the abyss of compositional mannerism. The combination of the objects (heterogeneous at first sight) on the surface of the painting is not inspired by the attention to detail, but the awareness that the visual strength can be found in the surfacing, appearance, disappearance and evanescence …

Produced by Patrick de Lorenzi

GIACOMO MORELLI_Como, 1995

… Giacomo Morelli’s works depict what nature and art are when the two interfere with each other, causing an almost insurmountable short circuit between one and the other. This limit is shown by immersing the roots of trees in fresh concrete, nature imprisoned by the work of man, anthropized and colored as though it were a product of industrial design, but at the same time enhanced and placed on a plinth like a classical sculpture, a combination of the vertical torsion of the Apoxyòmenos by Lysippus and the horizontal extension of the Dying Galatian by Epigonus. The fact that in Morelli’s work the human figure disappears seems to be of little importance, trunks and roots, however, remind attentive observers of human positions and features, contortions and actions …

Produced by Patrick de Lorenzi

NURIA MORA
Noa Noa Art Residency, Bali 2018

… For the expressive vivacity of the sign, for the combination of different techniques from wallpainting to painting, from collage to installation. The artist demonstrates a close link with the city, arriving from the world of urban art, and meanwhile she shows an interest for the landscape, mentioning natural elements in her works. Nuria balances material and form, creating an own lexicon where abstraction becomes physical …

Produced by Alyona Simonova

PAUL WACKERS
Noa Noa Art Residency, Bali 2018

… For the simple poetic based on the representation of elements that the artist sees and memorizes. The objects become subjects. Paul, through the pictorial process, makes all the familiar things confused, chaotic, the plans are broken down and they create new visions, illusionary but at the same time possible. The composition aspects aren’t negligible, they put on light a mature and balanced painting, where stand out elements like plants, papers, tracks of a vivid interest for the environment …

Produced by Stefano Bergamaschi

COUNTDOWN
Solomostry

February 2018

… If the countdown firstly represented the instant before crossing the yard, that moment before entering the train depot destined to be the origin place of the subversive artistic act, now Countdown becomes a room in which the spectator is the main lead. The pure adrenaline, the thin line that separated the day from the night, the revelation of unknown details of a parallel world in which one feels free, is now enclosed in a small room where the two minute installation is composed by an alternation of two lights, one white – the light of the everyday reality – and one magenta – the light of the artist’s own world-. So, the Countdown is an endless countdown, that accompanies us towards a new phase, a new environment …

Produced by Stefano Bergamaschi

A STORY
Deso Broken Fingaz

October 2017

… The Broken Fingaz Crew is one of Israel’s best-known graffiti collectives abroad. The four Haifa residents – known by their art names Tant, Deso, Kip and Unga – have spray-painted fresh and innovative pop-art murals in Europe, North America, and Asia …

Produced by Stefano Bergamaschi

LE MUSE DEL MURO ROSSO
Stikki Peaches

October 2017

… A few months ago Stikki Peaches spent two weeks in Italy getting inspired and taking in the culture of his country of origin. Bologna was the first stop. The Architectural majesty, It’s Piazza Maggiore lined with arched colonnades, cafes, medieval and Renaissance structures such as the City Hall, the Fountain of Neptune and the Basilica di San Petronio. All this beauty mixed with the urban feel of todays inhabitants and students from all over Italy and abroad pursuing their studies in the “Red City” leaving their marks and messages on these terra cotta flaking walls adding to stories of centuries old. This new body of work was inspired in Bologna, and born in Milan, with the help and support of Martina Corbetta …

Produced by Stefano Bergamaschi

AGOSTINO IACURCI
Noa Noa Art Residency, Bali 2017

… For his artistic language which is linear and clean and both essential and rigorous. For the versatility of his work from wallpainting through sculpture to canvases …

Produced by Alessio Saraifoger

FEDERICO TOSI
Noa Noa Art Residency, Bali 2017

… For the elegance of the graphic mark, detailed and penetrating, and his attention over substance …

Produced by Alessio Saraifoger

MONEYLESS
Noa Noa Art Residency, Bali 2017

… For the expressive energy of his mark made of geometrical shapes and loud colors …

Produced by Alessio Saraifoger

RICKY LEE GORDON
Noa Noa Art Residency, Bali 2017

… For the monumental nature of his wallpainting and the pictorial quality of the realization. For his roaming spirit and positive attitude toward different cultures …

Produced by Alessio Saraifoger

STREET MEMORY

June 2016

Produced by Achille Mauri

LOVE ME MONSTER
Lucas Beaufort

July 2015

… Rue James Grant Milne is the street where he grew up and the place of a child with a bright mind. It is the setting where monsters, figments of surreal imagination came alive in a chimerical and illusory way. Scared, but at the same time fascinated by Sam Raimi’s horrors films – Samuel Marshall Raimi famous director of Ghost House and the Spider Man Series -, Beaufort is the director of his own imagination. He is tormented by creatures that live in his mind and through slim, continuous lines he fulfils his desire and need to create his monsters. The essence of the figures goes beyond the illusion and becomes real …

Produced by Achille Mauri

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