Ius Soli. Chapter one. Vesuvius black zone: waiting, passing, redempting. CORTE VICO II SAN MICHELE: the video. Video and editing by Maria Mazzella Music Lavami col fuoco by rumoremuto CORTE VICO II SAN MICHELE Dialoghi, rigenerazione, comunità, pietre, sfregamenti, catastrofi e archivi. Site specific installation of Ius Soli with invited artists. Campania Felix delenda est. Chapter 1: waiting, passing, redempting. The courtyard as a dialogue space. Promoted and produced by Vesuvio Adventures. Thanks to artists rumoremuto Phil St. Georges Jone Kvie Alessia Siniscalchi Maria Mazzella Himali Singh Soin/David Soin Tappeser Julia Liedel Progetto Fiori Luca Salza

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Prophecies and pronouncements in Sibyl Sessions by  Kulturscio’k live art collective at Museo della Moda di Napoli. Open dress rehearsals Thu Jun 30th, Fri July 1st, Sun July 3rd 2022 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     In first chapter, Out of date prophecies, I re-use and slightly re-write letters from CEOS and general marketing texts stating how important is, after George Floyd death, to promote human rights and to prevent injustice.   In the second chapter, following the flow of guru’s, handcrafted experts, theorists with any scientific culture which are now populating our connectivity based society, I offer mundane and non sibylline pronouncements: Killing kills.   The third chapter is a series of anxiolytic prophecies coming form my work Submit!, analysing the marketing literature aiming to intercept a huge reservoir of potential buyers: artists. They…

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How do I archive? How do I archive a performance which is not mine in  K. Revue trans-européenne de philosophie et arts 8 – 1/2022: Medea and the laceration of Care / Medea: la lacerazione della cura How do I archive a performance which is not mine? How do they perform an archive which is not theirs?What exactly is the subject of stage and theatre photography? What should it depict or archive? Why images are required? Working outside the limits of a discipline, it is thrilling to shift, in and with theatre photography, from the space designed to be the limited area in which a photographer can activate his point of view of a wider space without boundaries. How do I archive a performance which is not mine?in Medea’s is an archive/installation/sculpture/performance. A photo archive from the long term creation process of Medea’s visions, directed by Alessia Siniscalchi, is engraved in blocks of printed papers/photographs bound with a plastic ribbon coming from an on-line low cost printer. The ribbon is fragile and can be easily broken.

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Réaliser le portrait d’un sportif de haut niveau : Dora Tchakounté. An educational project for the Centre photographique de l’Ile-de-France/ Collège A. CAMUS du Pléssis Trévise, France. March-May 2022. Le portrait en mouvement avec Giovanni Ambrosio, en 2022. « Le portrait en mouvement » est un projet conçu et mis en œuvre par le CPIF et l’artiste Giovanni Ambrosio dans le cadre des classes à PAC, avec le soutien de la DAAC de Créteil. L’action est coordonnée par le service des publics du CPIF.

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Football fans, their behaviours, culture and history, have been the subject of analysis for decades. However, specific studies of the ultras movement, the youth culture that over the past fifty years has spread over the world, well beyond its origins in Italy, are relatively few. Photographer Giovanni Ambrosio and filmmaker Ragnhild Ekner have both been involved in creating the exhibition Ultra at the Mediterranean Museum. They tell about and show examples from their ongoing work to document the ultras movement in different parts of the world. Together with you in the audience, we discuss what it means to photograph, film, and document a subculture such as the ultras movement? What problems arise, what considerations must be taken into account? And why is it important? The Italian photographer and writer Giovanni Ambrosio has for many years worked with the historian Sèbastien Louis to document ultras groups in Europe, North Africa and Asia. Director Ragnhild Ekner is currently working on the documentary film ULTRAS, about ultra groups in several countries around the world, which will premiere in the spring of 2024. The film is a co-production between Story, Film i Väst and SVT. Moderator: Karl-Johan Cottman, Exhibition Producer at the National Museums…

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Promoted and produced by Vesuvio Adventures CORTE VICO II SAN MICHELE  Pdf document introducing the exhibition Dialoghi, rigenerazione, comunità,  pietre, sfregamenti, catastrofi e archivi. Site specific installation of Ius Soli. Campania Felix delenda est. Chapter 1: waiting, passing, redempting. The courtyard as a dialogue space.  The courtyard  as a documentary piece.  The courtyard as a fibre.  The courtyard as architecture pavilion. I started working on a possible archive for a depiction of Vesuvio’s Red Zone in 2018, and over the years, while producing installations and exhibitions, I came across so many artists building up, in their own peculiar way, a relationship with Vesuvio’s aesthetics. Those encounters, sometimes literally walks and hikes, those conversations, have been producing modifications in my archive, on a conceptual and physical level. A re-shaping reminding me Vesuvio’s central structure, seeming to be there from the beginning of times, surrounded by this series of changes, sometimes radical, we usually call eruptions. So, the CORTE VICO II SAN MICHELE – a real private courtyard in Ottaviano’ historical center –  offers me a space to process both my archive and my Vesuvio encounters. And especially the constant meeting and dialogue whit the association Vesuvio Adventures itself, based on conversations, projects,…

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I’m screening a selection of my landscape and space related works in Ossessione Napoletana, a multimedia show connecting the narratives of Napoli and Lisboa, cities of songs, literatures, images and obsessions. And, incidentally, two of my cities. How do you look at a city? How can we represent a city in pictures? It’s almost impossible. – New living districts -Spatial disorientation -Something in the way she moves attracts me like no other lover -Biographies/thresholds -Football landscapes @fondogioia @mdmpelomundo Written by Mauro Gioia @fondogioia and Maria De Medeiros @mdmpelomundo, directed by Maria De Medeiros. With pianist @burgarellag April 8th-10th Trianon Viviani – teatro della Canzone napoletana

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Mauro Gioia’s Conferenze cantate visual set includes this young dead bride, the young absent bride, the young murdered bride. It’s the key image in the visual set for Alpha singers in Neapolitan song, the last Conferenza Cantata at Auditorium Parco della Musica @auditoriumparcodellamusica in Rome and at Teatro Trianon Viviani @teatrotrianon in Naples, written by Giuditta Borelli, Mauro Gioia himself @fondogioia, Antonio Pascale @atpascale66 and Anita Pesce, in which Mauro Gioia tells about a peculiar story inside history of Neapolitan song, related to toxic relationship with love, relationships between men and women, gender violence, gender domination. It’s a documentary photograph picturing one of the most impressive archives I have ever seen: my mother’s trunk containing her pre wedding dowry. While it is still untouched and possibly never opened before, extracting one piece gave me the image of a long running violence related to cultural tradition, family education, ideologic positions. Of a low-fi lifetime impossible to depict violence, in which blood rains into wine in an invisible transparency, in which acceptance itself of invisible yet powerful violence build up an ineluctable structure of your own life. Also combined with the idea of poorly sexually and emotionally educated males as part of…

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Just released a new up to date version of Dust of days digital book. The digital book is one possible state of this series of photographs. they actually embody on a mix of digital printing on fine arts papers, rizography prints and and handmade rizo transfer.

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