Reportage: Cheap Festival 2014


From the 1st to the 10th of May Bologna hosted the second edition of Cheap Festival, the festival of street poster art. Street artists, graphic designers, photographers and illustrators from all over the world brought city walls and notice boards to new life. written by Chiara Costantino   Cheap Festival gets planned and organized by … Continue reading

Showcase: Gabriella Cleuren


Gabriella Cleuren (1942, Kleine-Spouwen, Belgium) studied Nordic Art and Music at the University of Oslo, Norway, studied  painting and drawing at the Academy in Hasselt, Belgium, and painting, drawing, and sculpture at the Academy in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. Besides her native Belgium, Gabriella has resided in the Dutch Antilles. Norway, and in Germany. These places are … Continue reading

Visual Poems by Sebastian Wesman


“Visual Poems” is a film project made by the team of composer and filmmaker Sebastian Wesman. The film is divided into seven visual poems that are all filmed in Tallinn, Estonia. “Visual Poems” is an ensemble of short cinematographic pieces which their author defines as haikus in image. Text by Andrus Keller [Traduzione in italiano in … Continue reading

Showcase: Agent X

Agent-X Golden-Girlz

Raised in the state of Kentucky in the United States of America and Connecticut, Agent X’s artwork has been exhibited in London, Spain, Los Angeles, and New York City. He studied art in New Haven, Vancouver and Atlanta, and was a semi-finalist in the New York Art Marathon (2011). Agent X currently lives and works … Continue reading

Showcase: Submerged Art by Hortense Le Calvez and Mathieu Goussin

Posidonia, brown bowl, 2013

Mathieu Goussin and Hortense Le Calvez form an artist duo dedicated to creating submerged art installation. They live and work on their 40 years old sailing boat in the Mediterranean.  Mathieu Goussin before taking part in this adventure worked ten year in the merchant navy laying fiber optic cable. Hortense studied fine art at the … Continue reading

Showcase: Licia Battarra


Licia Battarra è nata a Bologna nel 1976. Fin da quando era bambina, le è sempre piaciuto tantissimo disegnare. Crescendo, e manifestando una certa inclinazione, ha deciso di studiare seriamente disegno e pittura. A 14 anni, si è iscritta al Liceo Artistico di Bologna. Ha frequentato in seguito una scuola di restauro, per poi lavorare … Continue reading

Showcase: Mark Thompson


Mark Thompson (1972) was born in Great Britain. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art (London) from 2003 until 2007. He currently lives and works in Germany. His works were exhibited in Germany, United Kingdom, USA, Norway and Lithuania. Interviewed by Chiara Costantino [Traduzione in italiano in basso]     Hi Mark! How … Continue reading

Sound Art: Scott F. Hall


The sounds that artist Scott F. Hall lures from his various instruments and occasional field recordings resonate with a deeply internal, thoughtful sensibility. The intensity with which he creates, plays, and composes, reveals a freedom of expression and ultimately a real pleasure in making sound. He also works in video and stop motion.  Interviewed by … Continue reading

Exhibition: “Da Zero a Cento” (From Zero to Onehundred)


“DA ZERO A CENTO: le nuove età della vita” di Lucia Ferrazzano [Scroll down for English translation] “DA ZERO A CENTO: le nuove età della vita” è la mostra che, unendo arte e scienza, ripercorre il percorso di vita di uomini e donne dalla gravidanza alla vecchiaia, mettendo in luce i cambiamenti avvenuti nel corso … Continue reading

Digital Painting: Luis Miranda


Luis Miranda is a mixed raced photographer and digital painter, interested of everything that involves art, music and culture. He has dedicated many years travelling, getting involved with new cultures and different points of seeing life. Luis considers himself “an internally rich person, hungry for new experiences”. -Hi Luis, where are you now and what`s … Continue reading