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Around the Color: conversation between Patrizia Scarzella, Giulia Ceriani, Fortuna Marillina

AROUND THE COLOR: conversation between Patrizia Scarzella, Giulia Ceriani, Fortuna Marillina PATRIZIA Here we are gathered around a small table in a Milanese coffee shop, on this day which so perfectly sums up the end of the summer, to exchange ideas and opinions on colour in reference to Marillina’s work: each of us with our own experience and so individual approach to the subjectIn my opinion, Marillina is strongly connected to the colour as a “theme” as well as to the process of transformation which modifies the colours of the fragments she collects along the shore. It’s the density...

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Isle of Marillina Fortuna

ISLE(...) Somewhere to hide. A refuge where to seek comfort. Refusal to get lost, in complex horizons. Fear to find oneself, once again, within the borders of the world. Peace for the eye as well as for the heart. Echoing silence of cicadas, in a vibration blue fading, away on a golden meander. A light noise. Like oxygen to the mind. Lightning from a clear-blue sky. Spirit within the being. A throbbing heart, awaiting response. Geography on the surface, History in depth. Isle (a female noun) Marillina Fortuna

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Mediterraneo of Omar Calabrese

MARILLINA FORTUNA TREATS TO US TO ANOTHER EXIBITION Marillina Fortuna treats us to another exhibition, a follow up to the one held in Genova in 2008, titled "Mediterraneo". The name couldn't have been more suitable, has to be added. For the most part the works are assemblages of scrap material from our sea. The fragments are, randomly yet thoroughly collected, to be assembled, at this point no longer by chance, and put into a new, pleasant and amusing context, "natural"(fishes, flowers, characters, landscape and on it goes). What man has considered as useless and therefore rejected, suddenly...

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