14th Street // Wolfgang Tillmans

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PHROOM HOME Artists Archive Projects Book Reviews Interviews Essays Moving Images Screening Room Exhibitions About Submission Newsletter   WOLFGANG TILLMANS 14th Street   websiteinstagram text by: Matteo Cremonesi 14th Street is a work whose simplicity is as striking as its ability to involve and move precisely because of the immediacy of the gestures underlying the […]

Crash

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PHROOM HOME Artists Archive Projects Book Reviews Interviews Essays Moving Images Screening Room Exhibitions About Submission Newsletter   CRASH Life and Glory of the new flesh. New desires and fetishes between Ballard and Cronenberg. text by: Matteo Cremonesi “Science and technology are multiplying all around us. To such an extent that they dictate the language […]

Enda Bowe

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PHROOM   HOME Artists Archive Screening Room Exhibitions About Submission Newsletter   ENDA BOWE website instagram Text by: Ilaria Sponda Belfast is a divided city. I remember being there a couple of years ago in the daylight and feeling tense energies around the ‘peace lines’, walls meant to separate republicans and nationalist Catholics areas from […]

The Dead Zone

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PHROOM HOME Artists Archive Screening Room Exhibitions About Submission Newsletter   THE DEAD ZONE David Cronenberg   text by: Matteo Cremonesi Johnny Smith, a quiet Maine teacher, suffers a car crash that leaves him in a coma for five years. Waking up after a long sleep, Jonny manifests inexplicable paranormal abilities: by touching things and […]

Marco Scozzaro

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PHROOM   HOME Artists Archive TV Exhibitions Education About Submission Newsletter   MARCO SCOZZARO Did you have a nice day? website instagram text by: Luca Panaro exhibition now on show at FMAV – Fondazione Modena Arti Visive In recent years, on social media we have observed previously explored iconic models, such as the narcissism of […]

Serious Games – Harun Farocki

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PHROOM   HOME Artists Archive TV Exhibitions Education About Submission Newsletter   Serious Games – Harun Farocki The training and military use of virtual reality text by: Matteo Cremonesi “Man behaves as if he were the modeler and master of language, while in effect language remains the master of Man.” Martin Heidegger Among the new […]

Jitka Hanzlova

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PHROOM HOME Artists Archive TV Exhibitions Education About Submission Newsletter   JITKA HANZLOVA Architectures of life   website Galleria Raffaella CortesewebsiteInstagram text by: Matteo Cremonesi Looking at the work of the Czech author Jitka Hanzlová is equivalent to approaching an exploration and an orientation among the things of the world, for which each element named, […]

Leonardo Magrelli

PHROOM HOME Artists Projects Interviews Book Reviews Essays Moving Images Authorials TV Exhibitions Education Submission Newsletter About   LEONARDO MAGRELLI West Of Here   websiteInstagram text by: Antonino Barbaro The last couple of decades have seen an increasing obsession with everything virtual. In particular, the virtuality of video games is becoming every day more pervasive, […]

They Live

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THEY LIVE John Carpenter between sci-fi, action movie, street fight, anticapitalism and class struggle   text by: Matteo Cremonesi “This glasses function like critical ideology glasses.They allow you to see the real message beneath all the propaganda, publicity, posters and so on”. “You see dictatorship in democracy, it’s the invisible order which sustains our apparent […]

Trash Humpers

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PHROOM   HOME Artists Projects Interviews Book Reviews Essays Moving Images Authorials TV Exhibitions Education Submission Newsletter About   TRASH HUMPERS Harmony Korine text by: Matteo Cremonesi «Everything has become «images, algorithms, mathematical ferocity and accumulation of nothing in the form of money“. Everything was sucked into a financial black hole. Thus humanity seems increasingly […]

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