Ipotesi Metaverso (Hypothesis Metaverse) brings to life the great artists of the past with contemporary pioneers of digital art in a multimedia and multisensory journey through painting, sculpture, engraving, digital art, poetry, music, including artificial intelligence. This catalogue offers a full immersion in the minds of creators of worlds, since the Baroque era, and raises questions and formulates hypotheses about the technological/existential concept of the Metaverse: the realm of imagination, amidst immersive swings, digital Zen philosophy, techno-nature, blockchain sculptures, virtual reality, generative literature, and artificial intelligence. The Ipotesi Metaverso exhibition, curated by Gabriele Simongini and Serena Tabacchi, was held by the Fondazione Terzo Pilastro Internazionale at the marvellous Palazzo Cipolla in Rome.
The book presents the most avant-garde trends in international contemporary art. Great artists of the past meet contemporary creators in the domain of imagination, giving birth to new spatial and existential dimensions. This catalogue brings together historical works by Carlo Maratti, Andrea Pozzo, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Umberto Boccioni, Giacomo Balla, Fortunato Depero, De Pistoris, Giorgio de Chirico, Maurits Cornelis Escher, Victor Vasarely, Ugo Nespolo, Giulio Paolini, Giuseppe Fiducia, Pier Augusto Breccia, Alfredo Zelli, Cesar Santos, and site-specific works by some of the most innovative and sensational digital artists in the Italian and international contemporary scene: Robert Alice, Refik Anadol, Alex Braga, Joshua Chaplin, Sofia Crespo, Feileacan McCormick, Damjanski, Primavera De Filippi, fuse*, Fabio Giampietro with Paolo Di Giacomo, Krista Kim, Mario Klingemann, Pak, Joe Pea-se, Federico Solmi, Sasha Stiles, Pinar Yoldas.
Printed in Italy