Interview, Kiara Rossi Consolandi, flow of dream visions

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Kiara Rossi Consolandi interview for UTOPIAN Magazine. Kiara Rossi Consolandi ‘s art opens up on a continuous flow of dream visions, projections that arise from the most unconscious recesses.

Where is utopia?
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: Utopia is where the puzzle is completed even if a piece is missing.

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?   
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: The mystery, the beauty, the purity and their exact opposite.

What turns you off?
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: Superficiality.

How Much Do the Myths of History Impact on the Lives of the Present? 
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: We are the fruit of what has been. The past and its myths permeate the subconscious of future generations. Personally, I perceive my photographic stories as stories that emerge from my memory, like stories of avant-gardes that survived mysterious expeditions, stories that emerge from the photographic film as known, already experienced, never foreign … Time does not proceed linearly, because the past, present and future have no citizenship.

What is utopia made of?
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: Utopia is made of crystallized dreams and at the same time fluctuating .. Between the ideal of perfection which is by definition immobile and its evolution.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: The loss of self-awareness and of one’s own infinite possibilities, the embarrassment and abandonment of one’s humanity.

What is your idea of earthly utopian human?
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: We must have the courage to oppose the banality of everyday life, tenaciously charged with the canons of mediocrity. The utopian human earthling is the one who explores the jungles, deserts and seas of the soul in an unstoppable fashion, seeking the paradigm of perfection.

To what faults do you feel most indulgente?
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: Simplicity and closure in a pre-established scheme. Not everyone has the strength to break the pattern. 

What is your favorite virtù?
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: Bravery.

What is your Utopian action?
Kiara Rossi Consolandi: Inspire me in the light that I find inside me even if I have a barrier of mirrors around that incessantly reflect the established canons

Enri Mato is an urban architect and photographer born in 1986 into a family of artists. His father was a sculptor and his mother was a restorer, who worked at the Louvre Museum in Paris. He grew up in Tirana, where he discovered his interest in photography and art at an early age.