I come from a really small region in the south of Italy. It is wild, authentic, slow. It is high and low, sunny and cold, colourful and dark. It is also poor, lost in its own life inertia, reluctant to changes and too often ignored by the outside world. I love my region, I love … Continue reading Art is resuscitating a dying beauty
Often we encounter strange people during our lives. People we do not understand, people we admire, people we are afraid of, people we are intrigued of. Jesse belongs to the last category. I met him one year ago when working at the same university. He is a quiet guy, but easy going and funny. He … Continue reading “I feel there is something fundamentally pure and child-like about creative work”
This weekend the winter really arrived. It is freezing cold out here and I finally get my hopes up for some snow to arrive (pleaaase!). Ever since I was a small child, snow raised fascination inside myself as it probably did for most children. And also now, every year I hope for a white Christmas. … Continue reading From handwarmers to snowflakes and what they have in common
This section contains books that you can read in two minutes and that allow you to ponder for years. It is an artistic and ironic game. It is a polemic parody of the academic self-lauding, of the exhausting verbosity of its discourses and its dispositif of power. It goes against the endless games of notes and references, which make … Continue reading The book is dead!
2016 was shit. Since the end of summer I felt like the weeks went by, but time stood still at the same time... if that makes any sense at all. To be fair, spring was still ok, only summer, autumn and winter were crap. But there were silver linings and with the end of this … Continue reading Total Eclipse of the Heart
"Be open and learn something new everyday". This is the sentence that I repeat myself every morning. Having a routine, a rehearsed schedule is something that makes us feel in peace and safe. Having our music play-list ready to hear, is something that makes us feel protected from the enemy outside our headphones. However, sometimes … Continue reading What you will see, what you will listen to, already lives in you.