Art & Craftmanship
“He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.” San Francis of Assisi
Starting from the cities, going up the Cornappo stream, just like magic, at a certain point, the shadow of the anthropomorphization disappears, after a few kilometers, when the noise of the inhabited centers is now far away, only the echo of the woodpecker, the flowing water or the hawk’s cries muffle the silence. This is how the magic begins … inspiration, previously blocked by daily stress, flows freely through the veins, making this place, Platischis, a natural refreshment for the health of the soul and body.
The friends of the forest:
Luigi Moderiano, a painter, attended the Brera Academy in Milan, teaching art education in middle schools. In Taipana municipal area, he frescoed the apse lunette of the Church of San Giovanni Battista in Platischis, the front arch of the Church of Montemaggiore and various murals scattered throughout the area. His painting is linked to the great family of post-impressionist art, but has completely personal traits. The artist does not use sophisticated techniques, but, painting in a traditional way, he makes use of an essential language and great expressive power. Luigi creates his paintings by recovering ancient images and values, consolidated by the personal myth that has emerged from childhood to the present day, the result of a long search, an authentic vocation and love for his land.
Tony Longheu, guitarist and singer, follows a musical path that goes from the passion for rural blues, through rock and some reference songwriters (B. Cockburn, J. Martyn, D. Crosby, N. Drake, to the present day, with revisited classics, original compositions and pure experimentation … “… Blues Beyond”
Piersimone Crinelli was born in Rome. After having deepened the study of the instrumental technique (thanks to an intense work on French classical methods such as Mulè, Ferling, Bozza), he dedicated himself to the transcription of solos of the most important jazz saxophonists, (with a special predilection for the first saxophone specialist baritones of history such as Harry Carney and Serge Chaloff). In particular he focuses on Pepper Adams, who has certainly given an important definition to his musical language, both from a timbral and harmonic point of view. These influences, together with listening to and studying the great masters of Swing and Be-bop such as Sonny Stitt and Wardell Gray, have allowed him to elaborate an original sound and develop a “tenor” approach to the baritone sax.
Elena Nilgessi, passionate about graphic arts, attends the Multimedia Science and Technology course at the University of Udine to study subjects relating not only to computer programming but also to sociological and cinematographic studies. In this way she develops knowledge on photography, cinema, web design, which allows her to build the foundations for a career in the IT field concerning primarily the design and development of websites. Inspired by the passion of “Bosco delle Rune”, she makes the site starting from the ideas and needs of the companies, creating part of the photographs, structure, illustrations and two promotional videos.
… Other artists in various fields …