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ARTIST OF THE MONTH

December 2016

 

Michele Spanghero’s artistic research focuses on the relationship
between space and perception investigated through sonic arts and photography.

 

«always on the swaying scales of balance»
R. M. Rilke


"My research focuses on the acoustic art, declined in the form of music or sound art, and on visual art in the attempt to find a natural synthesis (non synaesthetic) between these two forms of expression.
The methodological approach characterizes my work through a continuous survey of the limits of the media: through the study of music and theater, I have indeed acquired an oblique approach that, usually starting from the sound, becomes instinctively tangential to visual art.
The creative act is developed by a reaction to the accumulation of information that surrounds us. From this (formless because always mediated) mass of data, starts for me the impulse to research and test a new semantic system of the pre-existing matter." Michele Spanghero

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Michele Spanghero has exhibited his works in various international venues such as Darb 1718 Center (Cairo), Museum of Modern Art (Istanbul), MAGASIN Centre National d’Art Contemporain (Grenoble), Stroom Foundation (The Hague), Festival Tina-B (Prague), Vžigalica Galerija (Ljubljana), Mestna Galerija (Nova Gorica), Academy of Fine Arts (Cincinnati), Navy Pier (Chicago), Italian Embassy (Brussels), Mart – Museo d'Arte Trento e Rovereto, National Gallery of Umbria, Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation (Venice), Tempio di Adriano in Rome, Galleria Civica (Modena) and 16th Art Quadriennale (Rome). Spanghero was awarded the Premio In Sesto international public art award (2015), Blumm Prize in Brussels (2013) and Premio Icona (2012). His works are part of both private and public collections, such as La Gaia Collection, Finstral Collection, Mart – Museo d'Arte Trento e Rovereto, Ettore Fico museum in Turin and Parc01 in Siracusa.

 

Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Mazzoli

 

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