ddmagazine issue #7 july 2009
the aim of turning our own diversity and peculiarity into a seed generating and growing creative fruits is dream and journey for much of the contemporary art. Each journey takes us one step after another, maybe in good company, for few miles or more, but basically alone.
DAYDREAMING MAGAZINE July09
STEP BY STEP
Sebastian Bages (Colombia)
portals that leads to other worlds are hidden in Barges' illustrations. Guiding spirits, creatures with odd or evanescent bodie penetrate the ordinary imbueing it with magic... a magic that's simply but brillianlty giving body to an emotion, a dream, a thought.
Davey Jones (USA) & Dayvid LeMmon (USA)
In collaboration with Strychnin Gallery Berlin and Perihelion.
Davey Jones and Dayvid LeMmon are two American artists working with the medium of photography. Through digital manipulation and post production, both achieve stunning effects: While Jones' work takes you straight into an action-packed movie set, LeMmon's work is reminiscent of monochromatic etchings of the Old Masters or movies by Ingmar Bergmann.
Ken Keirns (USA)
Who are those dangerous ladies portrayed in the lucid paintings of Ken Keirns (USA)
Maybe the one posing ironically with a (male) monkey is the same who's half-hiding weapons or various venoms here and there... Maybe we'll never know her identity, but her intentions are clear!
A double documentation following two different national GayPride: the italian one, in Genova, and the Slovenian, held in Ljubljana. Through faces and city streets, people reaffirming and confirming with joy and consciousness the importance of safeguarding the personal identity of every human being at any cost. A photoreportage by Paola Castellan, Sergio Pancaldi and Christiana Viola.