Silence! Noise is speaking

(digression published in the book “La Tua Libertà” (“Your Freedom”) printed by Domus Academy and Marietti 1820, in 2000) In the revelry of noise more things we hear, less we listen to. Floods of high-sounding words trouble that comprehension which keeping silent would...

Minimal poetics

 The rhetoric of Ophelia An aspect of Anzaghi’s poetics, particularly evident in his works up to 1983, is the euphony and the attitude in resolving the composition outline in a visionary and ecstatic way. Yet such euphony is not hedonistic but supported by another...

The New does not live here anymore

Among the most hopeless absences complained by the recent art, that of the New, meant as golden spontaneity and not as pursuit of the new, has to be considered before everything else. But spontaneity itself is a condition now absent – replaced as it is by the...

The new guru: the artists

Always more often artists are asked to speak of their work to an audience of experts in other disciplines. Listeners are sometimes scientists, other times managers. Faculties scientifically oriented organize Masters to which artists are invited with the precise aim of...

Musical Codes

Socially shared; Subsequent non-tonal codes, Socially not shared. (Notes for a lecture held at the Polytechnic Milano-Bovisa on April19.2002, during a master in e-design. The present text – presented to unaware but curious students – pursues a simple popular strategy....