Category Archives: TEXTS WITH IMAGES

Ruins in the Forest. Series A (2016-2017)

Dante Alighieri, Divina Commedia, Purgatorio canto XXVIII

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NEMOZ, livre d’artiste. (2022)

Le nom NEMOZ (dont la graphie est incertaine) est l’appellatif, pré-romain et même pré-celtique, du site où surgit la ville de Nîmes…

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Rovine nella selva (2022)

Sto riprendendo un lavoro vecchio di cinque anni, mai mostrato in Italia, se non parzialmente (Confronto su Castro, 2018)…

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Oiseaux de Carême (Birds of Lent) 2022

Au moment où je peins ces poissons en lutte avec eux-mêmes, ces grotesques ichtyologiques…

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Ceramic writings (2003-2022)

Handwritten tiles and plates made in Vietri sul Mare.

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Paulhan

“Jusqu’à l’âge de douze ans, Jean Paulhan vit heureux dans la région nîmoise ou cévenole…”

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Menard

« Pierre Menard, autor del Quijote », le premier récit « fantastique » de Jorge Luis Borges, publié en mai 1939 dans la revue argentine Sur, porte en bas la date fictive « Nîmes 1939 ».

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Ponge

Depuis longtemps, depuis que je sais que Francis Pongé est enterré dans ce cimetière d’une insoutenable beauté, à quelques centaines de mètres de chez moi, que je pense aller visiter sa tombe…

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Histoire des monstres (2021)

C’est dans l’attente d’un endormissement qui ne venait pas, en feuilletant un livre illustré sur les Océans…

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Predators (2021)

Les Fables de La Fontaine première partie.

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Jacques Derrida, To Save the Phenomena.

In 1989 the French philosopher, Jacques Derrida, wrote an essay on my early artwork entitled “Sauver les phénomènes”.

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Keams Canyon, May 1896 (2021)

Six works (30×40 and 30×30 sizes) on Hopi children at the Keams Canyon Industrial School in 1896.

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Hostile Hopi (English, 2021)

The following text is the premise to a work I’m doing, that is, the intervention on some photographs taken by Aby Warburg in the spring of 1896, in the North-East of Arizona (USA).

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Anabasis. Mario Rigoni Stern landscapes. (2015-2021)

Mario Rigoni Stern (1921-2008) had two ‘anabasis experiences’ in his lifetime.

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Hostile Hopi (2017-2021)

Il primo contatto degli Hopi con gli Occidentali risale al 1540, quando il condottiero spagnolo Francisco Vàzquez de Coronado venne a sapere della loro esistenza e ne fece un primo censo.

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Nouvelle iconographie (2020)

J’ai notamment utilisé les illustrations de La nouvelle iconographie de la Salpêtrière, revue publiée entre 1888 et 1916 à Paris par le professeur Charcot et le photographe Albert Londe.

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La Buoncostume-Salpêtrière (2020)

La Buoncostume-Salpêtrière, 2020, 34×34, technique mixte.

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Gedicht 1990

Potsdamerplatz 1990. Photo: Thomas Grenz.  

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Raubtiere (2020)

Following on Zoology and From Cythera A  (2018-2019), this new series, entitled Raubtiere, features red fluorescent markings applied to original 19th-century zoological prints.

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Nouveaux dessins pour assiettes à sushi, printemps 2020.

Un nouvel ordre d’assiettes à sushi (ou à sardines) pour l’usine Scotto de Vietri sul Mare.

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Dessins de Carême, printemps-été 2020.

Pendant les premières semaines du confinement j’ai dessiné sur chaque attestation dérogatoire utilisée…

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Disegni per vassoi da sardine, primavera 2020

Un nuovo ordine per la ditta Scotto di Vietri sul mare, che dovrebbe riaprire a inizio maggio, per vassoi da sushi (o da sardine).

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Disegni di Quaresima, aprile 2020

Nelle prime settimane della quarantena (marzo-aprile 2020) ho disegnato ogni giorno sull’autocertificazione utilizzata per uscire di casa…

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TR 24063 (2019)

Una fermata più lunga del previsto, alla stazione di Otricoli o di Civita Castellana, non so più…

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Images trouvées, images adoptées (2019)

Il existe un mot allemand à la double signification : Findlinge. Il désigne aussi bien les rochers erratiques déposés par les glaciations dans des territoires d’une autre nature géologique, et les enfants trouvés…

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RT und RV (2019)

A German manual of Zoology from 1868, from which some plates are excerpted and reproduced on glass, and the real illustrations of an animal anatomy book for artists (Leipzig 1898).

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Millenovecento (2018-2021)

Une nouvelle série, qui en reprend une plus ancienne.

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From Morgantina (2018)

From Morgantina to Cythera and back.

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Steintal (2018)

Ban de la Roche n’est pas Cythère, et le pasteur Oberlin n’est pas la déesse Aphrodite. Tout accueil a une limite.

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Rupestri-Citera (2018)

Carte geografiche antiche dell’isola di Citera sovrapposte a fotografie di grotte preistoriche e tombe etrusche.

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