25 Mart 2010 Perşembe
Lives and works in Padova in Italy.
The Gruppo Sinestetico was founded in 1999 and includes the artists Matteo Albertin, Antonio Sassu and Gianluca Scordo.
proposes itself in a "synesthetic" way, using and raising the sinestesia in art, in performance, in action, in image, and in contact/contagion, using video, photo and video-installation.
Our manifesto (1999, year of foundation) has a precise perspective and a focusing vision of the purpose to express ourselves in a "synesthetic" way, with the involvement of all five senses, and obviously also the sixth one... Therefore, here’s the job of the group: we introduce and we compare the man and his/her daily life, exalting virtues or reporting abuses and overbearingness.
This video performance “Anche le Parole Uccidono” (“Words can kill") faces the problem of the use of words. Through the visual poetry we introduce a message that has two interpretations: war and death. The "decisional” word in this
2007 02:30 DVD
The distinction between a government censor and a private one is not always clear. Many private entities receive governmental support through funding and other means. With such support often comes some degree of governmental oversight or control.
Art is supposed to be the expression of feelings, the visual representation of what the artist is feeling or trying to show. All people need to have the freedom to express opinions and feelings to the extent that is acceptable, but who is to say what is acceptable? The public should have a choice in deciding whether to view the resulting content. Censorship is always a very blunt tool.
Today, some artists can only choose to censor themselves if they really want to be free.
Art represents a person’s identity. In such cases self-censure is the only identity left to artists.