Yiannis Trifonopoulos

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   YIANNIS TRIFONOPOULOS What Lies Beneath websiteinstagram   Mental processes are, for the most part, unconscious. The conscious is only the tip of an iceberg, a small island of consciousness in the vast ocean of the unconscious. – Sigmunt Freud This series […]

Shelli Weiler

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   SHELLI WEILER ENJOY house websiteinstagram   ENJOY house (2018-2019) documents the rise and proliferation of made-for-Instagram selfie factories throughout New York and Los Angeles. The made-for-Instagram selfie factory hybridizes museums, amusement parks, and shopping outlets into large-scale photo opportunities that provide […]

Videodrome

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Moving Images Essays TV Exhibitions Artists About Submission Newsletter   VIDEODROME David Cronenberg text by: Matteo Cremonesi “First of all, it can be said that eroticism is the approval of life right up to death.” Bataille The famous phrase “Death to Videodrome, glory and life to the new flesh!” […]

Michele Vittori

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   MICHELE VITTORI Telepath websiteinstagram   At the beginning of the 60s the first civilian telecommunications space station in Italy was inaugurated in the Fucino plain, in Abruzzo, thanks to which the first satellite television transmissions of the most important international events […]

Available Boredom

PHROOM   HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   AVAILABLE BOREDOM text by: Lisa Andreani, Matteo Binci, Gloria Nossa, Milena Zanetti “The essence of technology is by no means anything technological” (Martin Heidegger, The Question Concerning Technology, New York & London, Garland Publishing, 1977, p.4.) In this historical moment […]

Sightseeing // Mikiya Takimoto

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Moving Images Essays TV Exhibitions Artists About Submission Newsletter   MIKIYA TAKIMOTO Sightseeing  websiteInstagram text by: Antonino Barbaro Sightseeing is considered the lifework of Japanese artist Mikiya Takimoto, for which he travelled across all seven continents focusing on the main touristic attractions, people’s behaviour and their interaction with them. […]

Carlo Rusca

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   CARLO RUSCA Turistica websiteinstagram   The season is over. The Autumn wind shakes the branches of the trees, solitary witnesses in a motionless space. In a house of someone who cannot sleep, a television lightens up the pale white painted rooms. […]

Yael Bartana

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   YAEL BARTANA Patriarchy is History websiteInstagram Galleria Raffaella CortesewebsiteInstagram text by: PHROOM The title stems from the large neon work Patriarchy is History (2019), a direct and eloquent statement prompted not only by most recent events and discourses, but as a […]

Marisol Mendez

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   MARISOL MENDEZ MADRE websiteinstagram   MADRE  delves into who I am in relation to my female lineage and who I have become in relation to where I was born. The experience is a return to the womb, a journey back to […]

Valerio Ambiveri

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   VALERIO AMBIVERI Cosmogonie Domestiche website Archaic creation myths, astronomical reminiscences, celestial drawings, chemicals for painting, are some of the elements used in the three chapters dedicated to Domestic Cosmogonies. Hypotheses on the origin are imagined through the construction of domestic sets, […]