I have been on residency for two weeks at Cittadellarte, in Biella in the north of Italy. Cittadellarte is a living art place that focuses on Responsible Social Transformation. Activating ways we can build society through ethical co-working with the planet and each other. With with art at it’s core, there are many ‘cells’ of Cittadellarte, including politics (Love Difference), architecture, education, food, economics, spirituality, fashion, nourishment, human rights, design a
My walking practice while on residency at Cittadellarte culminated in this video. The space was an abandoned factory by the river in the village of Biella, in the north of Italy. At Cittadellarte, the underlying philosophy of the new social order is based on the Third Paradise. It is an ideology written by the founder Michelangelo Pistoletto. The philosophy states: “It is the merging of the first and second paradise. The first is the paradise in which life on earth is totally
emBEDded labor I have been partaking in the University of Ideas at Cittadellarte in the north of Italy. In the first week I did a workshop called ‘The Architecture of Social Space: Creating Spaces of Critique Within the Places We Live’ We made an action called emBEDded labor where we placed a bed in a public square and used it as platform to talk to the public about ideas around the refusal of labour. See the documentation here.
It has been observed that water’s molecular structure changes shape when exposed to different things, thoughts, images, words, environments. Since we are mostly water, perhaps the same is true for us. Our thoughts can change everything. Our private, unspoken, unwritten thoughts... Intentional Water Water, Glass, Paper Cups, Thought, Digestive System. Somos Gallery, Aug 2nd, 2014. One month ago today, I took part in a group show that would change my life. I didn’t know it’s si