Beautiful dialogue with Italian writer Antonio Pascale on life and art. Una riflessione sullo sguardo. La famiglia, i ricordi, Napoli, l’arte: tutto si mescola nella poetica originale di Giovanni Ambrosio Mind, November 2022.

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Monument to Thomas Hirschhorn Chapter one. La sciarpata.Three documentary pieces, three commentaries on art, three commentaries on ultras aesthetics. Three scarves. Press Pack  Since I am an image maker always trying to understand the nature of images as well as why and how images are art, Thomas Hirschhorn works and texts have always been to me moments of revelation. During years, I have been collecting his printed paratexts at his exhibitions, as documentary pieces, as artworks, as essays, de facto, building up an informal home monument but also an hand made tool helping me in the everyday effort of living and surviving as an artist, in other words, to process the idea of doing art. Taking advantage of the Football scarf group show at Oof Gallery – the football scarf being the monument to a fandom – I wrote the first chapter of a monument to T. H. Using three of my favourites quotes : No technical skills, Moments of grace, Energy: Yes! Quality: no! They open up, to me, in the most synthetic way, an enormous range of observations and thoughts on my personal art practice, on art itself, and, last but not least, on football supporters aesthetics, peculiarly on…

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Please do not show my face in K Revue. Cahier spécial. Automne 2022 Disertare la guerre. Arte e politica/Déserter la guerre. Art e politique È indubbio, il disertore è uno spettro. Sta vicino a noi, ma non lo vediamo, non lo sentiamo, non parla oparla idiomi incomprensibili, si materializza all’improvviso e mette in crisi le ragioni di una guerra, di unordine, di una catena di montaggio, la logica stessa del principio d’autorità. Lo incrina con un sorriso, conun silenzio, con una fuga. Vi sfugge. Poi, magari, ritorna – al netto delle vendette di gendarmi e giudici – al suo posto, in un sottoscala, all’ultimo piano di un palazzo nobile, nella trincea. Luca Salza I’m more than proud to have a selection of Please do not show my face in the special issue of K Revue trans-européenne de philosophie et arts. Che fare quando siamo in guerra? Quando le guerre non finiscono, macelli industriali permanenti? Disertare! Abbandonare il campo e, nella fuga, costruire con gli altri e le altre un mondo diverso. Non è la ricerca di un luogo edenico, ma un riposizionarsi per lottare meglio, per resistere alla catastrofe. La diserzione, in tal modo, ridisegna il mondo e le nostre esistenze. Per…

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Ultras Youth in group exhibition UNIVERSO GIOVANE Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea, Milano Dal 6 all’8 ottobre 2022 in occasione dell’evento ‘La Lombardia è dei giovani’, promosso da Regione Lombardia, il Museo presenta la mostra UNIVERSO GIOVANE con fotografie di 10 importanti autori provenienti dalle collezioni: Giovanni Ambrosio, Antonio Biasiucci, Gabriele Basilico, Mario Cattaneo, Tomaso Clavarino, Rachele Maistrello, Claudio Majorana, Tommaso Mori, Claude Nori, Marco Signorini. La rassegna, allestita al 39° piano di Palazzo Lombardia a Milano, esplora il complesso e sfuggente universo della condizione giovanile attraverso una selezione di oltre 60 opere originali dalla metà degli anni Sessanta, quando la questione giovanile emerge con forza nella società italiana, fino ai giorni più recenti. Scopri di più su www.mufoco.org UNIVERSO GIOVANE Fotografie dalle collezioni del Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea 6-8 ottobre 2022 Milano, Palazzo Lombardia – Belvedere 39° piano

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Ius Soli, in Casualité des mondes et de l’histoire, an article by Luca Salza, in the book La destitution de la nature,  Éditions Mimésis. Lire Lucrèce est une expérience vertigineuse : nous assistons à la guerre entre atomes qui voltigent dans l’espace infini, nous voyons se former des tourbillons et des ouragans, et ensuite des mondes, et puis les ruines de cette « nature » lorsque de nouveaux heurts se produisent.

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Ultras Youth is now part of Mufoco collection. A portfolio of 14 fine art prints by Fineart Lab Napoli has been delivered to the museum. The Museum of Contemporary Photography had previously presented the group exhibition titled Who doesn’t jump up! Football, Culture. Identity, curated by Matteo Balduzzi, which is a reflection treating the game of football as an expression of both individual and group identity. An articulated exhibition project getting underway with the start of the European Football Championship and featuring Ultras Youth : Movimenti, densità, stratagemmi, posizioni: an installation  made of ink-jet prints and vinyl printing (about 40 photographs), two iPad showcasing digital pictures, stickers, one original ultras banner, one stencil, two videos, one audio footage and various ultras objects over two walls, two tables and the stained glass window at Museo Fotografia Contemporanea first floor. This site specific production  was  based on a translation of ultras supporters cultures into some documentary points of view: movements, density, archives, ploys, positions. And, of course inherently, youth. With the support of Fondazione Nuovi Mecenati.   Ultras Youth is part fo my documentary based photography works and I usually archive them under the label Argumenta (from Latin arguere, to prove), opening a wide range…

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Arroz con pollo issue n. 2 : Prophecies and pronouncements is a three chapters series of texts screened and played by performers inside Sibyl Sessions, third step of a trilogy on myths directed by Alessia Siniscalchi: the distant memory of a red/green past imprinted with super 8 film and acridly sweet images from 1960’s Hollywood. A digital, Whatsapp present where human contact is still possible, where live stories proliferate over social networks. A completely virtual, dystopian future where we are prisoners of a technological helmet, self-obsession and individualism, disrupting everything we try to remember about ourselves. In this work, started on the basis of a collective residency in a theatre in Paris during the first week of March 2021, I write prophecies, responses and pronouncements as Instagram Stories.I invited to join german artist Julia Liedel to interact with my writing. 3 writing sections : 1. Paranoid anxiolytic prophecies making you see the future is approaching. Part of a work called : Submit! Why artists are poor? 2. Out of date prophecies. Corporate late prophecies to make you understand that the revolution we were not expecting for is actually something we really looked forward to. 3. Mundane non sibylline pronouncements.

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Prophecies and pronouncements in Sibyl Sessions. Following Medea’s Visions and Oreste will be back, the Kulturscio’k Live Art Collective is bringing Sibyl Sessions to Parco Archeologico di Cuma, Festival Antro. The final work in a trilogy of contemporary, socially-commentating adaptations from Greek mythology, is a mixed media exploration of womanhood and time, mingling a romantic nostalgia for the past with dystopian omens for the future. More than performance, it incorporates film, photography, projections, and live music to create a distinctly unique aural and visual experience. Director and performer Alessia Siniscalchi orchestrates Sibyl Sessions with a team of talented artists, among them musician Phil St. George, visual artist Giovanni Ambrosio, and lighting designer Benjamin Sillon whose projector-helmet adds a new dimension of symbolic beauty to the piece. Radical technological inventions, exacerbated and extreme, become a pretext to tell the present, the past, and the future–the story of the oracle. Giovanni Ambrosio features a four parts installation handled by Benjamin, the text based work Prophecies and pronouncements  

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Questa è una rovina. Fateci caso. A public paper based artwork in Streetcart, a group show curated by O’vascio Room Gallery. From July 27th 2022 until natural destruction. The site specific installation is based on an urban ruin in the city of Somma Vesuviana, in Campania, in the Vesuvio area: an old telephone booth pedestal. The work is an essay on the remains of a wired based past in our public space, in a society of connectivity. It has been built with loose papers, remaining from a past printmaking residency as well as ruins of essay prints from aquatint, which is itself a precess based on acid corruption of zinc plates.

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