“i + you = us”

Text for the exhibition of Ann Noel at FREEHOME written by Chiara Valci Mazzara

Oh! Ann, i was on my way to YOU today and i couldn’t read what i wrote on my notepad.The white pages were too bright with the sun, sitting on the train, going west.Now i got to know YOU. We share thoughts.i walk through your street with the confidence one has arriving to a known place… still, […]
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Stage and Meta-Stage: The Superimposed Subject Matter

Interview by Chiara Valci Mazzara of fontaine b. with Pr. Hans Peter Kuhn. Introductory text by Gabriela A. Covblic

Photography and performance art have long been associated acts, where photography was mainly documenting artistic performances. Lately, however, we notice a change in the photographic act, a change which attributes the two-dimensional artworks a new rendering.Photography, initially meant as a tool to catalyze and reframe the ephemeral duration of a moment and block it in […]
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A dedication to the exhibition UmbruchThese / Upheaval where fontaine b. presented works by Lucio Fontana and Hermann Nitsch

Written by Giada dalla Bonta

In the poetic of Lucio Fontana, the relationship between shadow and light reveals the rupture ofthe canvas’ tension that is provoked by his cuts. Yet, as his renowned concept concetto spazialesuggests, the third dimension acquires a fundamental role which, generated by an energetic andresolute gesture, reflects the inner and personal inexhaustibleness through the impenetrabledepths of […]
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The state of flux of the movable content – Henrik Strömberg in reference to Man Ray

Written by Chiara Valci Mazzara

Henrik Strömberg’s work starts with the quest for a new signifier: interlacing sources, re-assembling and re-evaluating objects (trouvé) he acts on the form while changing the content.The medium of photography and the system of connections between the represented subject and the final result is only the beginning of a journey.By performing his usual ritual, opening […]
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Written by Luca Gioacchiono di Bernardo

Intuition is a kind of direct, immediate thought, which doesn’t come to terms with the inner workings of cognition: simply it’s there, it becomes apparent and it looks at us.Similarly, void, the sense of nothingness, suddenly jumps into our lives leaving us, every time, a new means of interpretation of things which, by the way, […]
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