Pastoral, to die in the country

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Moving Images Essays TV Exhibitions Artists About Submission Newsletter   Pastoral, to die in the countryShûji Terayama (Japan, 1974) text by: Matteo Cremonesi “Have you ever looked carefully at the map of Japan?There is a small piece that looks like an ax. Another looks like a human head.I was […]

The error in digital language

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Moving Images Essays TV Exhibitions Artists About Submission Newsletter   The error in digital language text by: Matteo Cremonesi In a linguistic universe that cannot exempt itself from passing through technological mediation, glitches and crashes (what therefore results and emerges from systemic errors) constitutes a “sign” that has become […]

Picnic at Hanging Rock, a critique of the anthropocentric perspective.

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Moving Images Essays TV Exhibitions Artists About Submission Newsletter   Picnic at Hanging Rock, a critique of the anthropocentric perspective. text by: Matteo Cremonesi Picnic at Hanging Rock is a 1975 film by Peter Weir based on the novel of the same name by the Australian writer Joan Lindsay.  […]

Fani Zguro

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PHROOM   HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   FANI ZGURO From the Series Untitled website “What is a ghost?” Stephen said with tingling energy. One who has faded into impalpability through death, through absence, through change of manners. (Ulysses, James Joyce) In those far away years before Photoshop, […]

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 […]