I was born in foggy Milan in 1973 and spent my childhood there. Apart from summers; I used to spend the holidays in the mountains at my grandparents house.
When I was 14 the family decided to "come back to the roots" (even though "people aren't trees, so it is false when they speak of roots"). We returned to Abruzzo in Central Italy:
the region where the bears live free in the mountains. Since then I've been living in Pescara, a city on the Adriatic sea. The best part of the area around Pescara are the pebble wild beaches to the south and the Mother Maiella mountain chain. These two essential types of scenery around Pescara give me a sense of living close to the fonts of powerful natural beauty and energy. These are the environments that let you in their static setting and when you leave you bring home their breath.
I started dotting after my first visit to Australia in 2002. I was inspired by the aboriginal painting, by the ancestral laconic technique. In my paintings the dot is the minimum measure, an atom of colour that creates multitudes.
I sympathize the First Australians, but consider my work completely autonomous, we only share our love for acrylic colours and putting dots here and there. The dots are our stylistic code, the figure of speech, the basic element, but we do speak different languages and tell different stories.
My paintings are the maps of internal worlds, emotions, feelings, mindfields, fantasies, structures and are open to your interpretation and vision.