alessandro giannì 

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In his work he collects aesthetic fragments from the web with the intention of giving them a new existence. In his artworks the analogical practice of painting merges with the use of new media, with the Internet and digital culture, investigating the connections between the digital universe, parallel universes, and the dreamlike and introspective world of human beings. In his research there are different types of works, both of a traditional nature (painting, drawing and sculpture), and of a technological nature (AI, VR, video, animation, 3D printing). In 2019 He has created “Vasari”, an artificial intelligence which is able to emulate his creative and conceptual process and can assist him in composing sketches. In 2020 he is one of the founders of Spaziomensa, an artist-run space created to enhance the Roman artistic ferment.
He has exhibited in several gallery and institutions in Italy and abroad including: Tang Contemporary art (Hong Kong); Postmasters Gallery (New York); the American University Katzen Arts Center (Washington DC, USA); the residence of the Italian ambassador to the USA “Villa Firenze” (Washington DC, USA); the MAXXI museum (Rome, Italy); the MACRO museum (Rome, Italy); the House of Arms (Rome, Italy); the Swiss Institute of Rome (Italy); the Swiss Institute of Milan (Italy); Kühlhaus Berlin (Berlin, Germany); the Gardens of the Venice Casino (Venice, Italy). He was art director in the EGH, a project whit Enrico Ghezzi and Emiliano Montanari inside the 73rd Venice Biennale of Cinema. Recent exhibitions include: Due to the Image, Postmasters Gallery (New York, USA); Global Song, Tang Contemporary (Hong Kong); II, Spaziomensa (Rome, Italy); Salon Palermo, Rizzuto Gallery (Palermo, Italy); Expo Azimut Libera Impresa (Fiera Milano-Rho); Messinscèna, Numero Cromatico (Rome, Italy); Questa razza di diavoli non conosce regole!, Maker Faire - The European Edition;
L'apocalisse dell'ora, AlbumArte (Rome, Italy). 
His work is published within books and specialized journals including: C. Biasini Selvaggi e V. Catricalà (eds.), Arte e tecnologia del terzo millennio. Scenari e protagonisti, Electa- Collezione Farnesina, 2020; S. Arcagni (ed.), Immersi nel Futuro. La Realtà virtuale, nuova frontiera del cinema e della TV, RAI-Palermo University Press, 2020; G. Armogida (ed.), ROMA NUDA. 60 conversazioni sull’arte, MINIERA, 2020. R. Miracco (ed.), Italian Artists at Villa Firenze, Embassy of Italy Washington, 2021.

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untitled
2021, oil on canvas
230 x 250 cm 

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A sound that trasmutes everything
2021, oil on canvas
183 x 200 cm 

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the gentle wind moves silent, invisible
2021, oil on canvas
250 x 196 cm 

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DUE TO THE IMAGE
2020, oil on canvas
200 x 250 cm / 78,74 x 98,42 Inches

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"Due to the image" are a series of paintings I created with the collaboration of VASARI: a custom artificial intelligence program created specifically to emulate my creative and conceptual processes, essentially becoming a "collaborator" during the production of new paintings. VASARI - the software - is able to conjure digital sketches based on certain indications and through the reworking of my previous paintings and images collected from the internet and my archives. Some of these digital elaborations become oil paintings on canvas made by me.

The oil painting is the result of several interactions I have with the AI. The AI's abilities will evolve over time.

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DUE TO THE IMAGE (THE RIGHT MISTAKE)
2021, oil on canvas
250 x 90 cm 

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DUE TO THE IMAGE (THE LAST SUPPER)
2021, oil on canvas
270 x 350 cm / 106,2 x 137,8 Inches

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DUE TO THE IMAGE (THE red flight )
2021, oil on canvas
410 x 200 cm / 161,5 x 78,75 Inches

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DUE TO THE IMAGE (AFTER THE MISTAKE)
2021, oil on canvas
1) 70 X 90 cm / 27,5 X 35,5 Inches
2) 80 X 120 / 31,5 X 47,25 Inches

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DUE TO THE IMAGE (The black flight)
2021, oil on canvas
90 x 70 cm / 35,43 c 27,55 Inches

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untitled
2018, oil on canvas
90 x 70 cm 

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due to the image
2021, oil on canvas
250 x 200 cm

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Multiple irrealtà

2018, oil on canvas

70 x 50 cm / 27,55 x 19,69 Inches

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2018, oil on canvas

70 x 50 cm / 27,55 x 19,69 Inches

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untitled

2016, oil on canvas

150 x 200 cm / 59,05 x 78,74 Inches

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lo sguardo di hans
2021, oil on canvas
120 x 140 cm

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lo sguardo di hans
2021, oil on canvas
90 x 70 cm

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questa razza di diavoli non conosce regole!
2019, ceramic
33 x 50 x 27 cm 

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The great red dragon and the beast from the sea
2020, ceramic
35 x 25 x 20 cm

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untitled
2020, ceramic
20 x 20 x 34 cm 

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SINCRONICA ESISTENZA
2020, ceramic
24 x 51,5 x 48 cm 

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Guai a voi, anime prave!
2022, ceramic
40 x 40 x 105 cm

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Sincronica esistenza
2020, ceramic
19 x 30 x 32 cm

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Il verdetto del Drago
2021, oil on canvas

350 x 115 cm cad.

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tra la perduta gente
2021, oil on canvas

diptych, 40 x 30 cm cad.

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la punizione del ladro e
i seminatori di discordia
2021, oil and charcoal on paper

diptych, 20 x 30 cm cad.

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The great red dragon and the beast from the sea 
2021, oil on canvas
150 x 130 cm 

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il pensiero cambia pelle
2018 / 2021, ceramic
21 x 18 x 21 cm

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untitled
2018 / 2021, ceramic
21 x 18 x 21 cm

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risalire in un errore
2020, ceramic
33 x 50 x 27 cm / 13 x 19,68 x 10,62 Inches

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untitled
2021, ceramic
33 x 10 x 50 cm 

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Altro scenario
2018, oil on canvas
90 x 70 cm / 35,43 c 27,55 Inches

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l'inganno fluido del tempo

2017, oil on canvas

200 x 150 cm / 78,74 x 59,05 Inches

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untitled

2017, oil on canvas

150 x 100 cm / 59,05 x 39,37 Inches

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LA CREAZIONE DELLO  SGUARDO

2017, oil on canvas

150 x 100 cm / 59,05 x 39,37 Inches

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SIMULTANEITà

2018, oil on canvas

diptych 200 x 170 cm cad. / 78,74 x 66,92 Inches

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lo sguardo di hans

2018, oil on canvas

Triptych 70 x 90 cm cad. / 27,55 x 35,43 Inches cad.

3h SEBASTIANO LUCIANO Alessandro Giannì,

l'APOCALISSE DELL'ORA
2014 ,oil on canvas
200 x 335 cm / 78,75 x 131,89 Inches

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questa razza di diavoli  non conosce regole!2017-2020, video projection and Htc Vive, programming and graphics by Unboolean

"This race of devils knows no rules!" is the title of a cycle of works usable by means of the HTC Vive visor, which allows, in addition to the fruition in Virtual Reality by the viewer, also an interaction through a controller. 
Wearing the viewer you find yourself immersed in an unlimited space where multiple distorted and three-dimensional shapes float with indefinite criteria within dream landscapes or monochrome backgrounds. The images present in this universe are transfigured fragments oftransfigured fragments of some of my sculptural productions, with which you can interact in a random way through the controller. 
Every time I make a ceramic sculpture, the sculpture is scanned and becomes part of my 3d image archive.

maker faire - european edition

A cura di  Valentino Catricalà, 2019

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maeternity

2017, oil on canvas

400 x 200 cm / 157,48 x 78,74 Inches

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untitled

2015, oil on canvas

65 x 55 cm / 25,59 x 21,65 Inches

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witches'flight
2015, oil on canvas
200 x 135 cm / 78,74 x 92,51 Inches

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skull of life

2015, oil on canvas

200 x 222 cm / 78,74 x 87,40 inches

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annunciation

2015, oil on canvas

200 x 200 cm / 78,74 x 7,74 inches

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untitled
2016, oil on canvas
70 x 90 cm / 27,55 x 35,43 Inches

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untitled

2017, oil on canvas

70 x 90 cm / 27,55 x 35,43 Inches