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Elisabetta Amoruso

Elisabetta Amoruso



"Decisively original and interactive, undoubtedly unusual and out of the ordinary' This is how the critic Anna Soricaro describes her during the exhibition for the Brera Prize. Born in Florence on March 29, 2000, trained at the artistic high school of Porta Romana, she then attended some courses at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, in Milan, on the study of body-space-mind and artistic psychotherapeutics. A past as a dancer with training in classical and contemporary dance, personal care for music and cinema, Elisabetta Amoruso is an all-round artist, a Tuscan painter and performer, who currently works and operates in Berlin in the gastronomic sector to experience, in addition to her painting, also the chemistry of food, with the intention of joining them to her paintings for a sensory to totalitarian experience.
Her work is directed towards Art therapy, her paintings are self-portraits where she shows her emotions in a naked and raw way, her life marked by numerous negative events gives her works a melancholy and poignant note but with an almost dreamlike romantic colour choice, in clear contrast to the pain expressed by the canvases. A strong and nervous sign, far from the classical pattern, she abandons the cure of sign to focus on the impact, the essence, the feeling and strength of colours, always primary and bright that she mixes directly on the canvas instinctively. A hallmark of her work is the frequent use of QR codes that can be scanned by viewers, which shows videos of her performances and digital art where sounds and music play a fundamental role, carrying her emotions beyond
the canvas. "QR codes are the means by which I and the viewer Interact, I do not put a
video in front of him that he is forced to see, it is he who chooses to open it, chooses to listen to me, chooses to see me, it is also a way to have a kind of distinctive symbol that makes the picture contemporary" that‘s what Elisabetta tell to Dott.Leonarda Zappulla During the interview for Vittorio Sgarbi’s “I Narrators of Our Time, a project she is currently working on. To understand her paintings it is therefore essential to understand what art therapy is, unlike the classic sessions of psychotherapy, where the modes of setting and relationship between the therapist and the patient are focussed on the narration of the inconveniences that he faces and therefore of his own disorders and suffering; art therapy makes use of an instrument called “artistic mediator” that arises from the creative outburst of the patient, These Mediators are The centre of the session and are fundamental to self-expression, to the exploration of emotions and to the development of problem-solving strategies driven precisely by the creativity and sensitivity of each individual.
For many people, talking about their inconveniences is in fact not the most effective, comfortable and easy way to communicate their moods, while with the art therapy it is possible to tell without having to narrate, going to identify and solve their discomforts.
The creative outburst of the patient is in fact a medium of care both between the patient and the psychotherapist and between the patient and himself. This branch of psychotherapy is very functional but unfortunately still little known, Elisabetta's purpose is in fact to sensitise people to the understanding of their pain and bring them closer, if they feel the need, to this discipline. Her work therefore focuses on raising awareness, normalisation and analysis of the self, and moods. A great session in her way of art mass therapy where the figure of patient and therapist alternates repeatedly between the artist and the viewer in an internal dialogue through the artistic Mediums of her manufacture based on her experience but aimed at also identifying the user in the same Her present and future artistic research is in fact divided into three phases:
Consciousness of pain; acceptance and analysis of pain; the pain cure.
She is currently working on phase 1, the impactful, emotional, sensitive, vulnerable, the inner mirror Where feelings are released and one becomes aware of one's own emotions, the most intimate and vulnerable part of Human, the most painful and agonising one of which, however, we must become aware, accept and analyse in order to heal wounds And finally no longer be succubi The qr codes are fundamental in her works, in Fach, being art therapy in favour of the user, he is not forced to look inside and face himself through the performances of the artist, but it‘s the user, with his time, who after an initial awareness decides to scan the codes, decides to see it, listen to it, and understand it It is precisely in this act of empathy that the user goes unconsciously to welcome and accept not only the pain of the artist but also his own pain, it is here that the code reaches the apex of its meaning becoming no longer a cold and detached data transmission but a real emotional and intimate exchange between the artist and the user, and between him and himself
This is how the viewer from what may seem like a representation of the pain of someone else, immerses himself in a deep inner analysis of himself And see himself in a mirror
She herself affirms that her intent is for people to be able to recognise themselves in her works by feeling understood and less alone in their self pain. She’s currently exhibiting in Venice at the Accorsi gallery on the occasion of the 59th edition of the bienniale di Venezia; in Florence at the OnArt Gallery, she has also participated in various national and international collective exhibitions in Budapest, Berlin and Milan, she will also take part in the biennial tour of Europe in Paris, Barcelona, London and Venice, she has been selected for the biennial of Asti, she has been published in several art catalogues like Biancoscuro Magazine, including the Spanish manual “España top Art Selection” for the Spanish market and in the yearbook Artisti Mondadori and is currently carrying out a collaboration with Dr. Leonarda Zappulla and Vittorio Sgarbi. Her research is only at the beginning and her goal is to include more and more elements such as sculpture and photography but also sounds, smells, taste and the use of her body that can increasingly involve viewers in her works


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