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    LP st()ma+ DVD video by Bruno Pulci, Video Editing by Luca Orioli + 8 photos extracted from the video + presentation by Cristiano Calcagnile and Bruno Pulici. Liner notes by Gianni Mimmo

    Cristiano Calcagnile – Drums, Percussions, Objects, DrumTable Guitar

    Direction - Bruno Pulici
    Video editing – Luca Orioli
    Cinematography – Bruno Pulici
    Cinema, Storyline & Set Design – B.Pulici; C.Calcagnile; L.Orioli

    Inside ST()MA
    Conceived and mounted between December 2015 and June 2016. Video Recorded at “Casa del Popolo” - Lodi 15,16,17 April 2013
    Director and editing – Luca Orioli
    Cinematography – Bruno Pulici e Luca Orioli
    Performing Cristiano Calcagnile

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Complex and accessible from and in many directions, it in-cludes its elements and their displacement along the elusive boundaries of a penetrating dance, that you soon give up wanting to define, and entrusts its appeal to complexity and countless perspectives.
(Gianni Mimmo)

I’ve been thinking about it and have come to the firm belief that our spiritual surges need a ‘home’ to be sheltered in, so that they won’t explode inside us.
I’m talking about the bulky ones, difficult to endure and painful, but that in the end we don’t want to part from.
A home to host them, outside of us.
A dwelling place where they may express themselves in full without destroying their bearer, and we could observe their outline, their modifying shapes, colors and consistency.
To do so a delicate and complex coding, transformation and translation procedure is required.
This is the beam STOMA was born under.
An intimate and compelling need for Catharsis.
A story to recall and review from a new perspective.
Not a protagonist anymore, but a demiurge, a storyteller.
Stomata, the plants’ mouths are the metaphor I wanted to observe this passage with.
Ostomy is a surgical procedure, as well.
Thresholds delimiting what is inside and what is outside.
Silent witnesses of irrevocable coding procedures and of dimensional passages.
Of vital transformations, transmutations.
This is what I wanted to talk about, transformation: as a necessity, as intrinsic course of life, as conscious choice and therefore adhesion and acceptance.
ST( )MA, the musical suite is dedicated to my Mother-
The narrative model here doesn’t follow a linear path.
Concave and convex gazes follow one another throughout the whole structure.
Cristiano Calcagnile


released May 25, 2018

Cristiano Calcagnile – Drums, Percussions, Objects, DrumTable Guitar.
Recorded at “Casa del Popolo” – Lodi 15,16,17 April 2013
Artistic Production – Xabier Iriondo; Cristiano Calcagnile
Sound Engeneer – Marco Posocco
Sound Assistent – Jacopo Malusardi
Sound Production - Marco Posocco; Jacopo Malusardi
Mixing – Xabier Iriondo
Mastering - Maurizio Giannotti – New Masterin Studio –
22/09/2014 – Milano (ITALY)


Marco Posocco, Xabier Iriondo, Jacopo e Roberto Malusardi.
The Wholes staff of Casa del Popolo – Lodi.
Gianni Mimmo, Daniele Innamorato, Corni Peter, Roberto Mandia.
Aro Production.
Lucrezia Tucci, Elisa Sabadini, Fiammetta Martino.


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