Alfonso's Stories

 

The Mallards' Call

Daily Life, Social Issues, Fine Art

Can there be any sublime in today’s surveillance? How does aesthetics inform us about the nature of the relationship between surveillance and social life? And if the prospect of social withdrawal is unbearable, would we be ever able to escape the surveillance state?

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Selenite - The Stone of the Moon

War & Conflicts, Fine Art, Documentary, Archive, Social Issues

In the present body of work I have set out to assemble a filter made of selenite – crystalline mineral gypsum – and to use it to shed new light on the vestiges and the war-torn history of the old-town of Gessopalena (Italy), whose habitations are dug into the gypsum rock itself.

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