by Umberto Pagano -Riddles: they either delight or torment. Their delight lies in solutions. Answer provide bright moments of comprehension perfectly suited for children who still inhabit a world where solutions are readily available. Implicit in the riddle’s form is a promise that the rest of the world resolves just as easily.
by Domenico Bilotti – L’eremita che si occulta, il monaco che prega, l’asceta che governa il silenzio perché se ne fa governare … stanno forse prendendo parte a un rito religioso? Ne fanno parte? Lo costituiscono?
“To be on receiving end of true art (whether music, literature, dance, film etc…) is akin to a mystical experience. Years ago, I was lucky enough to see the big Francis Bacon retrospective at Beaubourg in Paris. I went around exhibition three times in an attempt to imprint what I knew would be a life altering experience. Only real art achieves that, the rest is posturing”. With an interview by Thierry Vissol
Artists needs to know what is around them, and our worldwide view could be both useful for them together with their public. nowadays art and research have stronger connection. With an interview by Massimo Fotino
“I desire to make art that is continually compelling, that one never tires of looking at, even after discovering every minute detail numerous times. If I manage that then it has been a successful day for me”. With an interview by Thierry Vissol
Strip & vignette for a smiling day
FADI TOON – Fadi Abou Hassan (Norvegia)
Stopping isn’t always negative. Slowing down helps us to better understand the meaning of things, objects, time and relationships. The virus from this point of view has forced us to stop. We should do this more often, to stop, slow down and think.