Alberto Vitacchio

CUTS (concluded)


Alberto Vitacchio was born in 1942 in Torino where he still lives. He has always written poetry and published in many magazines in Italy and abroad. During the 80’s he began working on Visual Poetry and, at the same time, started doing performances usually with Carla Bertola, working on the idea of “Stagepoetry actions”. He performed widely in Italy and different countries: France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Ireland, Serbia, Brasil, Mexico, Cuba, Latvia, Canada.

During the 80’s he also started to work on Sound Poetry and Visual Poetry. He personally produces and mixes his works and has also done sound installations. In Visual Poetry he works on collages following a personal technique obtaining color from the surface of paper, a procedure he calls “pulling up”; he is now working widely on digital works . He also works on Artist’s Books. He has taken part in many exhibitions in Italy and abroad. Since 1978 he is co-editor of the International Poetry Magazine “Offerta Speciale” which is devoted to visual and research poetry.

He writes: "CUTS is the result of a recent return to cutting and creating collages from pages with little printing errors of the work Shapes. But also blending colours as virtual interventions too."
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