RECORD AS AN ARCHIVE.
A HISTORICAL AND PERSONAL BAGGAGE THAT INFLUENCES
THE ARTIST AND HIS MUSIC TOO. A GREAT SONG HAS THE POWER
TO HOLD EMOTIONS AND TO PRESERVE THEM FOREVER.
THE PROJECT IS A PRAISE TO MUSIC AND TO THOSE ARTISTS WHO HAVE ALWAYS INSPIRED ME THROUGH THE TALE OF THEIR CONTEXT.
THE PROJECT COVER / PACKAGING
DESCRIPTION Size 14x14 cm / packaged with transparent envelop / printed on four different paper.
Record is a project that visually interprets five musical works of artists
that are fundamental to me and investigates the influence of the historical
and personal context of each one.
ITA: Record è un progetto che interpreta visivamente cinque opere musicali di artisti per me fondamentali
e ne indaga l’influenza del contesto storico e personale di ognuno.
THE ARTWORKS COVER
DESCRIPTION For each musical single I've designed the cover and on the back I've paginated the author's text.
SPRING IS HERE / BILL EVANS TRIO, 1960 MUSICAL SINGLE COVER
DESCRIPTION The portrait of a sweet awakening. 24th March 1994, the day I was born.
IMAGINE / JOHN LENNON, 1971 MUSICAL SINGLE COVER
DESCRIPTION It all starts with an intimate gesture. A hand that touches the ground.
The garden is the imagined place of our beginning and our end.
A safe place that comes to life faraway from commonplaces and the stress of everyday life.
It is the center of peace and prosperity.
PERFECT DAY / LOU REED, 1972 MUSICAL SINGLE COVER
DESCRIPTION Getting lost, fading and purifying oneself.
FUTURA / LUCIO DALLA, 1980 MUSICAL SINGLE COVER
DESCRIPTION The unawareness of a child gives beauty and emotions, creating hope for a better future.
SMILE / JAY-Z, 2017 MUSICAL SINGLE COVER
DESCRIPTION “But life is short, and it’s time to be free / Love who you love, because life isn’t guaranteed, Smile.” GLORIA CARTER
THE BOOKLET TEXT / MAKING OF
DESCRIPTION The booklet tells and illustrates the creative process of the project.
BACKSTAGE HANDMADE TECHNIQUES
DESCRIPTION Each cover has been created through the use of various handmade techniques:
handmade lettering, photography, painting and design.
DEDICATED TO MUSIC.
ITA: DEDICATO ALLA MUSICA.
ENGLISH TRANSLATION: FRANCESCA D'ADORANTE
SHORT FILM / STILL LIFE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS: MARCO DA RE / www.marcodare.com
THANKS Bill Evans, John Lennon, Lou Reed, Lucio Dalla and Jay-z that you have always been a great source of inspiration for me.
JAZZ CLUB TORINO DISCHIROTTI.LIVE
DESCRIPTION I was interviewed by the musical collective dischirotti at the Jazz Club of Turin.
I presented Record and we had a talk about the relationship between music and visual arts.
Un progetto a cura di Matteo Baracco / concepito e sviluppato tra l’inverno e l’estate 2018 a Torino.
A project by Matteo Baracco / designed between winter and summer 2018 in Turin, Italy.
ARTWORK AND CONCEPT © 2018 Matteo Baracco – All Right Reserved.