Maria Assunta Karini
Maria Assunta Karini starts as a sculptor. She graduated at the Ecole National Superieure des Beaux Arts
in Paris in the sculpture section. In Carrara she studied marble technologies, and attended courses concerning sculptural technologies on granite for four months in Montreal, Canada.
Karini attended a sculpture workshop SGF in Carrara, Italy.
She has participated in numerous exhibitions and competitions of monumental sculpture (Israel, Brazil, Mexico, France, Czech Republic, Korea). Some of most prominent Karini public works can be found in numerous international public and private collections.
Subsequently, she undertook a path of visual experimentation in photography and video installation. She realizes numerous projects through the mixture of these two means of expression, thanks to an individual course of scientific research and its applications in art, and to international collaborations with multidisciplinary artistic groups.
At the same time Karini develops a work of director and writer, producing several short and medium length films that have participated in national and international festivals (Cannes, Seattle, Seoul, Tehran, Clermont Ferrand, Barcelona, Athens, Warsaw, Amsterdam etc.), and won several prizes and awards .
Karini took part at numerous expositions in museums, foundations and galleries, among others Contemporary Art Museum BAC in Barcelona (Spain) and Mart Contemporary Art Museum of Trento and Rovereto (Italy).
directed, with Francesco Paladino, the docu-
Born in Fiume (Croazia). Attends the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice, studying Painting.
Subsequently she graduates in Communication Sciences, obtaining a degree in Intercultural Communication at the Milano – Bicocca University. From 1998. she carries out several courses of painting and creativeness for children and continues her activity of translator/interpreter from Croatian, English and German. Jurisa collaborates with RAI ( Italian Radio Television) as Advisor for the events during Prix Italia 2005, international contest for Radio,Television and Web.
She achieves the qualification of Intercultural mediator and works in various schools in Piacenza and province, planning and coordinating educational projects.
From 2010. Jurisa collaborates with KMA Production in the creation and organization of artistic projects in Italy and abroad. She is working actually also on a series of children's stories.
Luca Moncaleano was born in Piacenza 1990. He is graduating at the faculty of Artistic and
Performing domain in Parma (Italy); in 2004 he wins the prize Italian Factory for the young Italian painting. In 2005 his first personnel to the "Factory of the Vapour"of Milan attended by the critic Alessandro Riva. In 2006 the second solo show "The digital imprint of the thumb of Astrid” attended by Gianluca Marziani and Chiara Canali at the LEAP Laboratory Energy Environment Piacenza. He has participated in different collective shows: 2007 To Be Continued.. Fabbrica Borroni Milan, 2008 Contemporary art festival Future Present Faenza Museum Carlo Zauli , 2008 Rumors ex Arsenal Borgo Dora Turin, 2010 Arte Laguna Prize, 2011 Museum Correr Venise, 2011 Fornace of Asolo, 2012 “I Ritratti dell’Io” ex Ansaldo Milan, and is among ten artists selected by the IBC Cultural and Environmental Artistic Heritage of the region Emilia Romagna, Italy. He is also a photographer: his photos have participated in international contests. He has taken part as performer to different video, “Abraham’s Greenhouse, Trigeminal, Youngsters”, that have participated in prestigious short film festivals, ( Cannes short Film Corner, Seattle Film festival, Seoul Film Festival ). He has participated as assistant operator to video in international, co-
Premanand Bhageerathan, Director Of Photography
Cinematographer with experience in movies and documentaries. He has worked with different movie directors, among others M.Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, The Village etc), Anand Kumar (Delhi Heights etc), Hriday Shankar Mishra, and has worked as assitant to Madhu Ambat from 1990 to 1995.
Latest works include a hindi movie "Valentines Night" released in feb, 2012., film "Jugaad" and "Private No" Directed by Mr. Anand Kumar and produced by Mr. Sandip Kapoor.
Bhagheerathan has woked on different documentaries for National Geographic / NFDC / DOORDARSHAN / UNESCO / UNICEF..
Film For UNESCO Film For Children for Satish Pandey.
Francesco Paolo Paladino
Indipendent Artist and Director of Piacenza (Italy) where live and work.
Paladino have many collaboration with musicians of all world: “A Little Light” collaboration with Arborea (Gaved 2010) , “Post Atomik Rodeo”, collaboration with american guitarist Matthew Degennaro,( Pahavahri prod., 2006), “,Ethik Blues & Mud Flowers” with the u.s.a. songwriter Gayla Drake Paul 2007, “Nocturnal Session” with Alio Die (Italy) e In Gowan Ring (USA); The Nosesoul with Theo Zini (an unique collaboratin between the processed nose music and medioeval lamentations”, “The Accidental” with Volcano the Bear member Aaron Moore (Elsie & Jack Rec. 2005)
In 2013 the Film “Columblus Days” is request for Music Museum Nepal International Video Collection.
With Martyn Bates we have to go back to the far-
with the Migraine Inducers, magic cult-
fabulous Eyeless in Gaza (with Peter Becker), which earned eight LPs plus a handful of EPs up to the breakup in ’86 and a pair of albums after the reunion of the '93: acoustic wonder between avant-
The Eyeless In Gaza were one of the more `original and "different" groups of the late new British wave. Since Photographs As Memories (Cherry Red, 1980) and Caught In Fire (Cherry Red, 1981) that style lent itself for sketching intriguing instrumental backgrounds.
The vertex of the arrangements is surely found in Rust Red September (Cherry Red, 1983), The best of their production, in particular the singles, will be collected on Voice (1996).
After Letters Written (Cherry Red, 1982), destined to remain the vertex of his work (First And Last February, Later War Cries), he came back on the scenes with a series of solo albums: The Return Of The Quiet (Cherry Red, 1987), Love Smashed On A Rock (Integrity, 1989) and the mini-
Subway, 1989) up to the Chamber Music I (Sub Rosa, 1994) and Chamber Music II (Sub Rosa, 1996). 1996 Murder ballads
(passages),1998 UK "Imagination Feels Like Poison", 1998 Germany "Just After Sunset-
2007 Americans Dissonance, 2008 A Map Of The Stars In Summers.
Two Stars Symphony
Two Star Symphony is Houston’s most unusual music ensemble. Composing and performing all-
Two Star Symphony is known for collaborating with other artists and mediums. In that spirit, Two Star has created original works with American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre, Bobbin Doctrin Puppet Theatre, and many others. Under commission from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Discovery Green Park, Two Star Symphony created and performed a series of original scores to classic silent films. In 2007, The University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance premiered Two Star’s original musical soundtrack to Bertolt Brecht’s Good Woman of Setzuan. In 2008, Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre premiered Two Star Symphony’s first full-
Two Star Symphony won “Best Indefinable Band” at the Houston Press Music Awards in 2009 and 2010
In January 2012, The Houston Chronicle named Two Star’s Titus Andronicus the best local album of 2011. They have
received coverage ranging from the Houston Chronicle, Houston Press and Austin Chronicle to the Huffington Post,
New York Times and Spin Magazine.
Opium discography Teo Zini ( Opium ) was born in Bollate, Milan (Italy) in 1979 and now lives in Varese. His first experiments were created with the Creative SoundBlaster's and Yamaha's first home personal computer soundcards. Through software he creates rich drones and complex soundscapes often using ethnic/tribal sounds and beats. Opium is also involved in other projects such as Sola Translatio with Alio Die.
Opium CD discography Opium is well known for his ultra-