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Roberto Alborghetti

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Lives in
Milan area

Works in
Milan area

Website

Tags
exhibition/performance, graffiti/street-art, digital, photography, modern, pop, conceptual, performance, video-art, installation, mixed-media, abstract, Visual Art, Torn and Decomposed Publicity Posters

Statement

THEY ARE ...“LACER/ACTIONS”

Oil-paintings? Decoupages? Chalks pastels? Acrylics? No, nothing of all that. They are “laceR/Actions”, a sort of "psycho images" that seem to arrive from Nowhere... 

Roberto Alborghetti has been working on his project for a long time. His incredible research is concerning ripped advertisings, torn and decomposed publicity posters and urban tokens. He gathers pictures from city walls and along the streets. Abstract and visionary images become art works, reproduced on canvases and lithographic prints, re-built on collages  or other materials (textiles, paper, glass…) An astonishing “dimension of colours” invites us to discover that in the reality “we may see things that we don't even imagine”.         

In fact – as Roberto Alborghetti says - we find it difficult to think that behind faded and torn messages there may still be “something” to be seen or discovered. But these images - “lacer/Actions” - continue to be a mirror of the talking city. They are the post-communicating findings of a product, an event, a performing idea. For Roberto Alborghetti, in the lacerated advertisings is recognizable the “unwrapped” city, self-destroying in the messages, self-regenerating and self-reproducing in new visual elements, often contradictory, dissonant, discordant, but still surprisingly vital. He has collected so far more than 40.000 images all around the world.

Some of Roberto Alborghetti ‘s “lacer/Actions” were published in a booklet-portfolio (2009). His show ("The 4 Elements of Lacer/actions") was visited in 2010 by 30.000 people. In October 2011, some "Lacer/actions" artworks will be on show in London (Parallax AF). His "Colors Of An Apocalypse" Exhibition has been hosted at Aldobrandesca Fortress (XIII Century castle in Tuscany, Italy) from October 6, 2012 to January 15, 2013 with a great success.

His most recent projects are:  “Contemplations and Lacer/actions” (album, videoclip and installations inspired by Thomas of Bergamo Scripts, 1563-1631), “Atelier of Colors and Emotions” (which involved autistic kids, 2013 and 2014 ), “Lacer/actions on Aluminium” (11 installations for Fai Private Collection, Italy). Roberto Alborghetti artworks are part of Contemporary Art Collection (Mercatello sul Metauro, Marche, Italy) and participating to “An Exhibition, a Restoration” in Norcia (Umbria, Italy) from July 12 to September 7, 2014.

   

About his "Nine Eleven" artwork, see the article written by Dr.Srini Pillay (Psychitrist, Harvard clinician, brain-imaging researcher, speaker and author):

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/srinivasan-pillay/911-art_b_953397.html

                                 

THE “PERMANENT COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY ART” OPENS IN APRIL 27, 2013,  IN MARCHE REGION (ITALY) SHOWING 158 WORKS, INCLUDING A PIECE BY ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI 

 

Saturday April 27, 2013 (10:30 am) at the Palazzo Gasparini (a XVII Century palace) in Mercatello sul Metauro - a picturesque and fascinating medieval town in Marcheregion (PesaroUrbino, Italy) - will open the new Permanent Collection of Contemporary Art as a  completion of the St. FrancisMuseum of Ancient Art which will shortly be reopened to the public after the restorations. The collection includes 158 works including 32 sculptures and 126 paintings by established national and international artists. There will be also a work created by Roberto Alborghettifor his "Lacer/actions"project among the 158 pieces shown in the permanent collection. Roberto Alborghetti was proud to donate his work accepting the invitation from the Organization. Curator Pasquale Martini viewed some of Roberto Alborghetti's works ( images of torn and decomposed publicity posters) focusing his attention on an image that, according to Martini, depicts and interprets the sense of Alborghetti's research about the “decomposed and contaminated signs of our times”. The piece is titled "There is some chaos, with a focal point"(canvas, 63 x 43). The image was “captured” in Milan during a cloudy day on December 2010.


 


ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI / BIO                   

Journalist and writer, he has written more than thirty books (biographies, interviews, stories),he has worked in magazines and newspapers, he has produced Tv documentaries, he is editor in chief of magazines concerning didactic, education and edutainment. He leads workshops about media literacy and image education.   

He has won journalism Prizes, such as Premio Acqui Terme, Premio Beppe Viola, Premio Anmil Safety in Work. He is the unique Italian reporter who received the European Award for Environmental Reporting given to him in 1992 in the European Parliament.

He has created “laceR/Actions”, a multidisciplinary project that involves Image reading and urban analysis in a new view of “low brow art”. His images become canvases, lithographic prints, collages and other works (silk scarves, videoclips...) 

More at:

http://robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/

www.youtube.com/user/lacerazioni

http://lacer-azioni.blip.tv/

www.myspace.com/lacer-azioni

http://it-it.facebook.com/people/Roberto-Alborghetti-Lacer-azioni/100001575788132

https://twitter.com/RobAlborg

 

LACER/ACTIONS ACTIVITIES

 1 -  THE EXHIBITION

Pictures of various sizes, about different themes, for open air  spaces, halls, rooms and galleries.

 2 - THE INSTALLATION

Films about “lacer/Actions” (with soundtrack) shown in different themes and arguments.

 3 - CANVASES/ LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTS/COLLAGES/ SILK SCARVES    

Possibility to choose and book “laceR/Actions” WORKS in unique and exclusive copies.

 

Infos&Contacts:

Roberto Alborghetti

ro.alb@alice.it

bob.alborg@gmail.com

 

CLICK FOR THE CLIP "THE LACER/ACTIONS SHOWROOM":

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FRIENDS LINKS

www.unmondoditaliani.com

International daily magazine directed by Mina Cappussi

 www.carloiacomucci.it ; www.gigarte.com/carloiacomucci

The artworks of the international artist Carlo Iacomucci based in Macerata (Italy)

www.tecnichedelbenessere.com

Discover the world of colorstherapy, bio-energies and much more   

www.campaignfordrawing.org

An English Foundation for art and drawing education.

www.animoto.com

The new way of making video slideshow.

www.sweetptheentertainer.com

R’n B, hip hop and colourful soul music by an artist based in Lax, CA

 www.post-craft.net/catmazza.htm

New media art, labor activism and crafts feeds by Usa artist Cat Mazza

 www.scuolaokay.it

The most important and creative weekly mag for Italian schools.

 www.ivandealdenuri.com

Dedicated to the saga created by a spanish writer.

 www.pennesconosciute.it

Activities and events about Italian school press.

  

 

Recent Exhibits

Roberto Alborghetti participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2012 COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE / THE DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS
ALDOBRANDESCA FORTRESS, AMIATA MOUNT, TUSCANY, SIENA
 
Oct, 2012 COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE: AN INTRIGUE FOR THE EYES AND MIND FROM THE DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS
XIII CENTURY ALDOBRANDESCA FORTRESS - PIANCASTAGNAIO, SIENA, TUSCANY - ITALY
 
Dec, 2011 TV PERFORMANCE
TV PERFORMANCE AT VIDEOBERGAMO'S TALK SHOW
 
Oct, 2011 Parallax AF: Showcase Exhibition 1
La Galleria Pall Mall
 
Oct, 2010 LACER/ACTIONS - VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Monte Amiata, Siena area, Italy
 
Jul, 2010 LACER/ACTIONS - Special Event of Roberto Alborghetti 's pics
July 16-17-18, 2010 - Oriocenter - Milano Bergamo Airport
 
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