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Alessandro Arrigo
Dec 03, 2018
In Performing art
On December 10th at the MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome, Alessandro Arrigo exhibited "A Voluntary Association" an art installation. This contribution was selected by Plexus Interational in the Art exhibition "The wings of a butterfly can be felt all over the WORLD". For the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights The kind of installation is inspired by the article 20 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “Right to freedom of assembly and association Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. No one may be compelled to belong to an association.” December 10th 2018 MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art Via Nizza, 138 - Roma h: 17 - 20 www.museomacro.it ph: Gerald Bruneau ALESSANDRO ARRIGO: Alessandro is a graphic designer and illustrator born in Rome in 1967. He works as an artist in the world of mass media. Alessandro has created multi visions for several public exhibitions. He has realised the graphic design and the illustrations for some programs shown by public Italian television, Rai. At the end of nineteens he has projected the graphic design for the websites of tin.it and virgilio.it. Alessandro works as a creative for public authorities and private organizations realising their corporate identity. He collaborates with Action Aid. From 2015 with Cristina Eidel he inspired the project “art hotel” by Atelier del Granaio and designs art objects and lamps for “Art rooms”. He realises book and disc covers. In the last years he participated in Italian and foreign solo and group exhibitions (Paris, Barcelona, New York, London). In 2015 he shows his work “The transparency of the ghost” at the exposition “The reasons of the view” in Rome organized by Atelier del Granaio. In 2017 he has participated at the biennial of the artistic books in Naples. In 2017 with the Tevere Art Gallery by Luciano Corvaglia he takes part in a photo exhibition in Arles. In 2018 he designs the cover for the first edition of the art review “The 7th continent Art”. On April 28th 2018 he realized with Barbara Lalle the participated art performance "Burning Home - Free memories with fire" curated by Roberta Melasecca at the TAG - TEVERE ART GALLERY. In the same year he participated in the UNESCO-sponsored art exhibition at the Salón Internacional de Arte in Melilla – Marocco for GOYART. www.arrigodesign.it
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Alessandro Arrigo
Aug 28, 2018
In Share your events
The Quintessence (“ La Quinta Essenza”) Alessandro Arrigo - Cristina Eidel with Transcoding images in sound of Baruffetty (Michele Baruffetti) An Exhibition: Curated by Oriana Picciolini 11-17 September 2018 Il Laboratorio Art Gallery – via del Moro, 49 – Roma (Trastevere) Opening 11th September 2018 The quintessence, according to the Greece philosophy is a fifth essence, that is added with his particular properties to the foursome earth, water, fire and air. Alessandro Arrigo and Cristina Eidel have identified it with the light. Light, has not only the meaning of lighting, but is although the principle of life and this quality turns it into motion. Flying is a motif that recurs continually in the artistic research of both artists. In the last years their common as well as their individual works, are characterized by this leitmotiv. It is closely linked to the world of dreams. Dreams with their different feeling of time, space and motion helps us to approach the world surrounding us from a different point of view. The lamps of Cristina Eidel are short poetic tales. The subtile shades transform them in Japanese lanterns. The illustrations of Alessandro Arrigo open a particular view on the world of dreams through the lightness of flight. His last artistic research tries to bridge the gap between observer and artistic work. The viewer can illuminate his pictures touching them. His “luminous illustrations” create an intimate and very personal relationship between the artist, his work and the spectator. Following Alessandro's idea, contemplating works of art looks more like a meeting in which the parts are approaching to get to know each other. From 2014 Eidel and Arrigo share ideas and artistic works, that has given rise to projects like “Art Hotel” by Atelier del Granaio. The furniture realized for a series of art rooms, is inspired by a common artistic concept of beauty and harmony and the effort to bring it in places of everyday life. The intensive collaboration and the union among the artist is reflected particularly in the works displayed in the exhibition by Oriana Picciolini that's going to be launched in Rome in September. Once more they trie to enhance communication between light and colours, pictures and lamps, to evoke an ideal place and a dream-like atmosphere. The works are related to the artistic movement of Arts and Crafts, born in Britain half of the nineteenth century. His adherents were united by a common set of aesthetics, sought to reassert the importance of design and craftsmanship in all the arts in the face of increasing industrialization, which sacrifices quality in the pursuit of quantity. Alessandro's and Cristina's works draw although inspiration from the ukiyo or “floating world” school of Japanese art and Hokusai's prints. The exhibition “Quintessence” creates a new art object, amalgamating the two artists and their works. The space is composed of Cristina's lamps, that comes down from the ceiling and fills the ground with their light and Alessandro's revealed and hidden pictures, which has to be touched by the spectator, creating the balance in the centre. ph: Kostas Papaioannou ALESSANDRO ARRIGO: Alessandro is a graphic designer and illustrator born in Rome in 1967. He works as an artist in the world of mass media. Alessandro has created multi visions for several public exhibitions. He has realised the graphic design and the illustrations for some programs shown by public Italian television, Rai. At the end of nineteens he has projected the graphic design for the websites of tin.it and virgilio.it. Alessandro works as a creative for public authorities and private organizations realising their corporate identity. He collaborates with Action Aid. From 2015 with Cristina Eidel he inspired the project “art hotel” by Atelier del Granaio and designs art objects and lamps for “Art rooms”. He realises book and disc covers. In the last years he participated in Italian and foreign solo and group exhibitions (Paris, Barcelona, New York, London). In 2015 he shows his work “The transparency of the ghost” at the exposition “The reasons of the view” in Rome organized by Atelier del Granaio. In 2017 he has participated at the biennial of the artistic books in Naples. In 2017 with the Tevere Art Gallery by Luciano Corvaglia he takes part in a photo exhibition in Arles. In 2018 he designs the cover for the first edition of the art review “The 7th continent Art”. www.arrigodesign.it Cristina Eidel Cristina is a graphic designer, photograph and journalist born in Rome in 1967. She collaborated as correspondent and photograph with German newspapers. In 2015 she has founded with Alessandro Arrigo and Kostas Papaioannou the “Atelier del Granaio”, trying to find places, where artists can meet and exchange. The Hotel “Granaio di Santa Prassede” in Rome, located in an historical building became quickly a modern salon and platform for cultural and artistic events. In 2015 she curated the exhibition “ The reasons of the view or the photographed photographer”. In 2016 and 2017 it was followed by two editions of the exhibition “I dream, so I am. How to build ourself among dreams. “ From 2015 with Alessandro Arrigo she inspired the project “art hotel” by Atelier del Granaio and designs art objects and lamps for “Art rooms”. www.atelierdelgranaio.com Baruffetty (Michele Baruffetti) Transcoding is the key word to describe Michele Barufetti's creative process. He transforms images in sound and sound in images. With this particular proceeding the musician Baruffetty achieves magic atmospheres by mixing electronic sound, samplings and rhythmic patterns. A particular obsession of Michele Baruffetty's personal artistic research is the concept of “here and now” and the physic aspect of music that unlocks the door to worlds and places that have been forgotten. Oriana Picciolini Oriana projects and curates national and international exhibitions of art, paintings, photographs, sculptures, private and corporate events, congresses. She manages Eudaimonia Event, an association that promotes artistic events in a variety selezione.eude@gmail.com
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Alessandro Arrigo
Apr 04, 2018
In Painting, drawing
Burning Home. Libera i ricordi con il fuoco (set fire to the memories) Barbara Lalle / Alessandro Arrigo Art of Participation. Curator: Roberta Melasecca In this performance installation, participation is voluntary. Here, social art is a social event. In the house, metaphor of our identity, will be inserted by the artists and the public objects related to the past, to the individual memory that everyone would like to make eternal. musical contribution of Rita Superbi and Paolo Tagliaferri and with the dj Yage, Koral e Klauko 28 th April 2018 - h:21:00 Tevere Art Gallery Via di Santa Passera, 25 - Roma http://www.tevereartgallery.net/event/burning-home-barbara-lalle-e-alessandro-arrigo Melasecca PressOffice www.melaseccapressoffice.it
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Alessandro Arrigo
Mar 03, 2018
In Painting, drawing
I am part of the TAG-factory. A group of artists of the Luciano Corvaglia's Tevere Art gallery in Rome The exhibit features a wide array of mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking. The exhibition will be an occasion to telling and giving testimonies of memories and experiences lived with endorphin, produced by the central nervous system and the pituitary gland, that may also produce a feeling of euphoria very similar to that produced by other opioids. It will be held from 30th march to 4 april 2018 - Tevere Art Gallery (TAG) Via di Santa Passera 25 - Roma. Opening 30th March 2018 - H: 19:00 ( I also created the poster and video shown below). If you are in Rome come and visit us ! http://www.tevereartgallery.net/
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