Ana Mendieta

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   ANA MENDIETA Mirage, 1974Source, 1975Birth (Gunpowder Works), 1981 Exhibition:Galleria Raffaella Cortese Originally trained as a painter, Mendieta soon turned to filmmaking and photography, and later drawing and sculpture, in her short yet extremely prolific career. Themes central to the artists’s multifaceted […]

Zhao Qian

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Moving Images Essays TV Exhibitions Artists About Submission Newsletter   ZHAO QIAN @ Houston Center for Photography websiteInstagram text by: Bucky Miller I recently took a job at the Houston Center for Photography, where Zhao Qian’s fellowship winning exhibit A Field Guide is on display. It does not matter […]

SOMETHING IS ALWAYS MISSING

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In Gloria Pasotti‘s work a sort of lightness persists that always leads her to refrain from defining her own practice in a monolithic and continuous element in favor of a continuous exploration and questioning of the relationship between image, author and staging visual. Her artistic research, strongly linked to the construction of a photographic scene, […]

Pointillisme numérique

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Moving Images Essays TV Exhibitions Artists About Submission Newsletter   POINTILLISME NUMÉRIQUE text by: Fabrizio Bellomo websiteFacebook thanks to: METRONOM History teaches us. The history of art also teaches us some things that could probably be applied to the future story of the years we are living in. «… […]

Feminism on Instagram

Excellences & Perfection is an art performance appeared for the first time in 2013 on Instagram. Amalia Ulman, the young author, stages a recounting of events on her Instagram profile where her followers can witness the metamorphosis of a simple country girl who decided to leave her small town in order to move into a big […]

Til Nordus

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Til norðurs We share the curiosity and the desire to travel, to constantly discover new places, even better if “isolated” from the rest of the world. We often do not have time to return, that we are already there to plan our next trip. For us Iceland is the point of arrival, as if it were […]

Eleonora Gugliotta

Eleonora Gugliotta’s Ambienti project is characterized by a series of photographs of different places she delicately appropriates to create her installations and perpetuate her research. With extreme and at times liturgical caution, she makes us look at specific places of abandonment that characterize the Italian landscape. Every portion of the landscape or trace of life […]

Giovanni Oberti

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Giovanni Oberti (Bergamo, 1982, lives and works in Milan). He studied at Accademia Carrara of fine arts of Bergamo where he graduated in 2006. His work has been exhibited in Italy and abroad, among which: Laghi di aceto, TILE project space, Milan, 2016; Onorarono, Munich Kunstverein, curated by Chris Fitzpatrick, Munich, 2015; I fiori in […]

An attempt to find larks – 2 sound pieces

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An attempt to find larks – 2 sound pieces Serena Porrati and MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit University of Oxford   SCIENCE (METHOD) A group of scientists from the Anatomical Neuropharmacology Laboratory in Oxford have been recording brain activity through the analysis of electrical signals produced by neurons. By inserting a tiny glasselectrode into the brain, it […]

Notes for an exhibition that I will never hold

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“Nothing is true; everything is permitted” Hassan-i-Sabbah Notes for an exhibition that I will never hold “…something we hear about, but doubt, seems proven when we’re shown a photograph of it…” (“On Photography” – Susan Sontag) The U.F.O photography is wonderful. From the amateur attempt made with a plate till the perfect picture, retouched thanks to […]