On Alberto Posadas’ poetics

Today, the need to find a poetics for our life does not seem to be part of our primary needs. It is something that has been increasingly overlooked after humanity has accelerated its ambitions...

Thieke and Fagaschinski: The International Nothing

What has the twenty-first century taught us so far? I have repeatedly spoken of a century of idiocy but, if we go into the details, we could also say that the strangeness that is...

Sérgio Carolino: Below 0

Those who have followed the artistic path of Sérgio Carolino know very well his eclecticism. The Portuguese artist is one of the modern interpreters of the tuba, one of the most appreciated in the...

Discovering Salim Javaid

Salim Javaid is a 30 year old Czech-Pakistani saxophonist who works and lives in Cologne. Javaid is the tangible demonstration of how today the training of musicians can be a path crossing the realities...

Jessica Pavone: Synthesis and action

Sometimes art moves through historical syntheses. The musician's experiences can travel together as a refraction of principles, of previous knowledge, able to connect to his sensitivity and, as Kant said, show the signs of...

field anatomies: Laura Cocks

The evolved musician builds a demanding path to reach certain quality standards. Today it is no longer enough to learn to play an instrument with an excellent visual and perspective capacity for the scores,...

Franck Bedrossian’s Don Quixote

In Cervantes' Don Quixote of La Mancha, at a certain point, the protagonist of the novel lets himself be lowered into the Montésino's cave and he discovers a world composed of hidden wonders: Don...

Thinking is perceiving: Kaja Draksler at Artacts

Rudolf Arnheim noted that sensory perception was as important as the certainties of rationality and was an anticipation of intellectual knowledge: in the area of the communicative functions of art, the German author recognized...

Christopher Otto: Rag’sma

The twentieth century was undoubtedly the century of discoveries in microtonality as well as other areas in music. Since the times of Carrillo and Ives, a lot of water has passed under the bridge...

Studies on Colour Field Modulation: Ulrich Mitzlaff & Carlos Santos

L'arte astratta costringe il fruitore di essa a fare uno sforzo di cognizione. Si tratta spesso di andare a vedere cosa c'è dietro un ipotetico muro di incomprensione che caratterizza l'opera e solo un'apertura...

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