Milovan Farronato

From following his projects and career, feeling his charming presence at some familiar exhibition’s openings, I had the great chance to interview Milovan Farronato – curator of the Italian Pavilion at the upcoming 58th Venice Biennale – ending in a conversation while helping him getting dressed during the portrait series we shot with Tassili Calatroni.
by Martina Alemani

Oliver Osborne

A young GDR era Merkel – as stated in the exhibition’s text by Eoin Donnelly – is depicted in and provides the title for the latest show ‘Birth, Education, Leisure, Death’ by Oliver Osborne at Gió Marconi in Milan.
by Martina Alemani

Cristina Kristal Rizzo

It is a system that organizes time more than space, it is a rhythm that organizes vision, the scanning of transforming body states. I do not consider my work as a ‘choreographic’, I do not organize time and space to produce an image that belongs to me and defines me as an artist, I am interested in alterations…
by Laura Pante

Desiring Desire

Why not about Brandon, Esther or Dick? Why not writing on what keeps our lives moving? On that primitive desire that animated matters, driving force of life, power of attraction denoting lack?
by Simone Rossi

Albert Oehlen

“The right to contradict oneself and the right to go away” are among the unjustly forgotten human rights, distinguished by Charles Baudelaire. For the first, without it one would never be able to start thinking – in painting or in anything else. And common sense now encourages to use the second without delay.
by Martina Alemani

Casting Of Your Own

Recently, for personal and professional reasons, I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of casting: a pre-production process for selecting a certain type of person.
by Daniele Bellonio

Aviva Silverman

The first time I met Aviva was in Florence, on her first solo show in Europe, at Spazio Veda. It was at the end of September and she told me that she would shortly leave for the island of Elba, out of season, in October.
by Simone Rossi

Luís Lázaro Matos

In anticipation of his upcoming solo show at Madragoa, Lisbon, in May, I sat down with Luís Lázaro to discuss his next project, find out more about his artistic practise and his intimate alogical relation with the place he lives in.
by Simone Rossi

Tomorrow Will Become Female

Les Particules élémentaires, a harsh novel released in 1998 by Michel Houellebecq, is a strategic starting point that reflects on how the Western world is facing and foreshadowing its future and that of the bodies that inhabit it.
by Simone Rossi

Evgeny Antufiev

In the wake of the general collapse of the space of the myth, the knowledge of myth becomes the basis for creativity and the perception of reality.
by Martina Alemani