with Giammaria De Gasperis, Agnese Porto and Francesca Pignataro
The Black Issue
In Bridges, a section between the current issue and the next (Black and Pink Issue) Laura Pannack explores the issue of post Brexit separation, a phenomenon that has geopolitical, socio-economic and even emotional repercussions on people's lives. As always, the heart of the magazine are the five projects: Katrin Koenning and Sarker Protick establish a dreamlike visual dialogue
Night is sublime, day is beautiful. Immanuel Kant. The Gravity of Place is a project made during an artist’s residency at Domaine de Kerguéhennec in Brittany. Kerguéhennec is a contemporary art centre that has over thirty sculptures installed in its surrounding landscape. The place, where other artists have previously left their mark, is charged with memory and meaning. The series explores the concept of ‘place’ as the essence of emotional connection
La casa dentro is a book gathering together and reinterpreting the reflexions on the meaning of the word “home” by a group of students of Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma. The action of sewing intrinsically demands a time for “staying”. Sewing together means sharing that time, allowing oneself to act in the closeness of a relationship. The workshop participants are asked to write and embroider on fabric a word connected to the meaning
With a presentation by Janine Sack and the publications of eeclectic.de. What if we consider the elements of the urban environment as sculptures, or better as objects? And what if a piece of furniture becomes a thinking-tool? Modernism set a precise functional hierarchy to things, creating a logical relationship between big and small. Design seems sometimes like an invisible hand, an éminence grise, and from a building to a chair we are reassured
The artists in dialogue will talk about their approach to history and its stratifications and to landscape, starting with each talking about the other’s images to then focus on their publications.
There is a cliché for which adapting a content passing from a media to another, for instance the film adaptation of a book, is a useless operation. The many adaptations and versions of the fundamental 1962 short film by Chris Marker, La Jetée -which in turn is inspired by Hitchcock's Vertigo-, but also Psycho book adaptation by RJ Anobile, show on the opposite not only a way more complex relationship between the starting information