Q&A – Questions for Luca Vitone
Q: Tell me about your background?
My background comes from a family that is interested in arts and culture.
Q: Do you remember the first artwork you made, and can you tell me about it?
When I was 10 years old I made my first artwork, it was a painting on canvas of a still-life of flower in a vase.
The first artwork that I show was a small cardboard box covered by geographical maps with a handle outside and volcano stone and a porcelain rose inside.
Q: Was there a particular moment or event where you decided to become an artist?
I was very young, I saw a Joseph Cornell exhibition in Florence.
That day I understood that I was interested in the visual arts, but just years after I decided to involve myself into it, after the invitation of a private gallery that asked me to work with them.
Q: What influences you?
I am influenced by the world proceeding.
Q: The Idea/concept surrounding your work, can you tell us more?
I am interested to experiment the way how to show an idea in the art ambit.
The role of the human being in the society related with a place and the influence of power between individuals.
Q: Can you tell me more about the process in your works?
The process is different for every project.
Q: The Works where you collect Dirt and Dust and then “paint” with it, How did that come to life ?
Also here depends from the project, when i use the dust. I use the dust as a pigment for watercolour.
If I use effects of weathering i will leave the landscape that makes his own portrait.
Q: What is most important to you regarding your work?
Q: Can you tell me more about your routines and rituals in your daily practice?
I would like to have more rituals and more time for my readings.
Travels, computers and relationships always distract me.
Q: Can you let us in on some of the future projects, works?
They are still in progress.