H2O – Gabriele De Santis @ Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris

A ball placed on the floor: “Rubber ball (fallen from 2 meters) in the moment immediately before it bounces back up”, 1968-70. Gino De Dominicis with very little effort focuses his research marvelously, characterized by an obsession with immortality and the idea of going across the concept of time as well as stopping it. Alighiero…

#Histrionic #Awareness: Vincenzo Della Corte & Gabriele De Santis

The following is a spontaneous dialogue conceived in a theatrical way, where Vincenzo Della Corte embodies the “Past” as a character and Gabriele De Santis the “Future”. Vincenzo Della Corte: Looking deeper at your work, it seems appropriate to mention Gustav Mahler: “Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire”. Does…

Adrien Missika – Gelassenheit @ 21er Raum, Vienna

I met Adrien last April on the 21st. He had arrived in Vienna the night before, and we drank some beer in a bar at Naschmarkt, a “meltin’ pot” market in the center of Vienna, quite a suitable place to meet a new artist. We had a pleasant conversation, talking about his passion for traveling…

Laura Owens @ Secession, Vienna

Mayonnaise, Juice, Bread, Layer Cake, Beets, Milk, Walnuts, Bacon, Mutton, Lamb, Poultry, Sea Food, Peanuts, Sardines, Apricots, Soup, Tea, Spaghetti Sauce, Granulated S…. in other words a bit of some material, conceived as a brush stroke, doesn’t allow one to read the word. Is this a recipe? Is it concrete poetry? A mess? No. These are words…