Contaminations
WHAT EMOTICON ARE YOU?

WHAT EMOTICON ARE YOU?

The first modern-day emoticon was used in 1982 by the American computer science student, Scott Fahlman. He used the symbol “:-)” purely for fun to indicate humorous remarks in written conversations.

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THE AUTHENTIC BORDER

THE AUTHENTIC BORDER

Photography is experiencing a period of popularity and liveliness, both critical and expressive, and the art venues are hosting photographic exhibitions and collections with increasing frequency, while more festivals and thematic reviews are starting and multiplying.

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NEON'S SECOND LIFE

NEON’S SECOND LIFE

Art was “turned on”, literally, already starting from the thirties, thanks to neon lighting. It was artist László Moholy-Nagy who first theorized that the typical night lighting of city fluorescent signs could have been an “expressive field” for artists. And from exterior luminous advertising signs, the “fluorescent light tube” soon found space inside the museum, where it became an effective work of art.

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LIGHTING DESIGN

LIGHTING DESIGN

We know it well. To live, people not only need air and water but light too. Whether natural or artificial, light influences us visually, in how we perceive the real world; emotionally, in how it influences our moods; and biologically, in how it directly affects our physiological functions.

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A KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLOURS

A KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLOURS

Located in the lovely cloister of the Abbey of San Michele Arcangelo in Lamoli, Borgo Pace in the province of Pesaro and Urbino, is the “Delio Bischi” Museo dei Colori Naturali (Museum of Natural Colours), a treasure trove of information about natural colours and how they evolved through history.

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VIDEO ART WORKING WITH DREAMS

VIDEO ART WORKING WITH DREAMS

Video art is the creation and reproduction of moving images and it uses video equipment for very precise communicative purposes…

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DEDAR A HISTORY OF ITALIAN EXCELLENCE

DEDAR A HISTORY OF ITALIAN EXCELLENCE

“Since 1976, Dedar, the historical Milan-based company of fabrics and wallpapers, has been matching its deep knowledge of craftsmanship with a continuous stylistic experimentation,.. .

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THE NEW SPRING OF WALLPAPER

THE NEW SPRING OF WALLPAPER

True features of decorative art, wallpaper quickly became iconic in both style and trend, as it reflects the customs and mentality of the times… .

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PERFUME, EPHEMERAL YET ALLUSIVE POWER

PERFUME, EPHEMERAL YET ALLUSIVE POWER

Smells and fragrances have always been part and parcel of the life and customs of people. An olfactory tour is currently the focus of two unique projects…

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