Hi to all Rataters! After the communication of the non-edition of the festival in 2019, we were overwhelmed with encouragement and proposals from many, to continue the “Ratatà” project. We have therefore decided, in collaboration with the Municipality of Macerata, to think of a biennial Ratatà program to return to April 2020 with the format […]
Hello to all friends! This official communication is to inform you that the 2019 edition of the Ratatà Festival will not be there.Sorry if we did not hear for many months and we have not responded to the countless requests in this regard. After five very intense years, in which we tried to make a […]
Give your work or digital image to support the GUS solidarity projects in Rojava. The selected work will be used to promote and finance our ideas to rebuild Kobane. The GUS in Rojava From October 2017 we have opened an office in Kobane, the city that has heroically resisted the […]
Monty Python’s The Meaning Of Life – TINALS STIGMA This Is Not A Love Song in cooperation with Stigma Presents: Remake VHS 022 – Monty Python’s The Meaning Of Life Graphic remake by VVAA Stigma Poster by: Cosimo Miorelli / Cover by: Stefano Zattera About the exhibit: Stigma artists summarize the 1983-cult movie directed by […]
This year We’ll not just celebrate Ratatà Festival’ 5th editon:2018 will also be the 10th anniversary of Strane Dizioni, the independent publishing house, one of the most important in Italy, deus ex machina of the festival itself. Along its long career has screenprinted,produced books and posters on limited edition of some of the most interesting […]
One of the festival’s silent rules is to avoid hosting the same artists repeatedly. We are hosting Simone Manfrini’s artwork for the third time in the upcoming edition because he is young, because he’s good and because every year he presents us with a new and increasingly powerful project. After all, we don’t care about rules. Simone Manfrini (Ancona, […]
BIOGRAPHY Matthias Lehmann lives and works in Parisian region where is born in 1978. Practising intensely etching technique ( but also drawing pen and crayon drawing and even painting), he started to publish sketches and some comics in more and more rampant trend of fanzines and graphzine of 90’s in France and abroad, like his […]
Gio Pastori was born in 1989 in Milan where he lives and works. He studied Art and Design and specializes in the Editorial Illustration. He expresses his creativity through the collage technique, using plain paper that carves without following a drawing,tracing forms with his paper knife like it was a pencil. Milan represents for him […]
FONTANESI Biography: (Fontanesi didn’t want to write it down, then he said “I’ll think about it”) About the exhibit: Fontanesi is a mysterious artist who uses photography to show the reality just as it is. In February, DE PRESS published a fanzine of his for the first time. This will be his first exhibit. www.instagram.com/fontanesi […]
EARL FOUREYES by STEFANO ZATTERA Stefano Zattera is a cartoonist, illustrator, painter and writer. He was published by “Centro Fumetto Andrea Pazienza”, “Stampa alternativa”, “Mondo Bizzarro Press”, “Comma 22”, “Coconino”, “XL di Repubblica”, “Il Male di Vauro e Vincino”, “Barricate”, “Linus”, “Corriere della sera”, “Frigidaire”, “Nerocromo” (with Earl Foureyes), and by “Il Manifesto” (for Alias […]
DE PRESS was established in November 2016. Its first publication was “Scusa” by Andrea De Franco. In 2017, Beatrice Bertaccini, Elettra Esposito, Lorenzo Matteucci and Chiara Polverini joined the project. Since then, they have been taking part in many festivals all over the Europe and have established collaborations with many artists, such as Michele Galluzzo, […]
As the killer cleans his knife, Raw Death sharpens guitars and dobros. The group has a yellow-toothed mouth, plays country music and invites the public to get to the bar and pay a ride. Raw Death is Sir Verdun and Plague Henry. They released an LP with the label La Face Cachée. DUMA, vicolo Tornabuoni […]
Osman Basaran aka Kozmonotosman is a craftsman who combines Anatolian and psychedelic folk and funk with modern electronic music. It digs into Turkish memories searching for unique weird tracks and reintroduces them into the dancefloors, with a renewed beat that attracts many artists interested in traditional Turkish music. SISMA, via Alfieri 8 Saturday 14/04 […]
The Tropical Phonographic Institute is an ongoing collection of vinyl records that performs a contortionism between two vowels, from Semba to Samba, skimming by a flock of Cumbias, Coladeras, Soukous, Funanás and ‘all that and a bag a chips’. Links i-f-t.github.io
From the underworld of Porto, Dj Urânio presents a lunatic show full of non-sense techno, circus rave, electro chaabi, chunga beat and electro clown. Ideal for weddings, funerals, christenings and birthday parties. TERMINAL, via Fonte maggiore 25 Friday 13/04 at 23.30
4 guys from Mexico City, 60s garage rock’n’roll, on the road since 2003. Sabu on guitar looks like the son of Frank Zappa or the Mexican Jimi Hendrix, Kasko on drums and voice is the virtuoso of the quartet, Alonso with his hair and his bass looks very fresh and handsome on stage, and Carlos […]
“The Pontius Pilates are a pirates’ orchestra,they’re full of explosives, electrosamba adventurers and undisputed dance masters. The real pirates, however, go to sea looking for answers, and refining themselves. In the spring of 2018, their real first Album, Sukate, will be released, recorded between autumn and winter 2017 in isolation and full immersion in the […]
ven 21 Aprile Komikaze (Hr), Ivana Armanini exhibition at Galleria del Commercio Macerata (MC) Ivana Armanini is author from Zagreb, Croatia. Exhibition presents works from her own book “Katalog” (2016) and some recent comics. KATALOG is collection of short comix drawn through 15 years and a part of exhibition tour inside the Komikaze/ Femicomix programme […]
If Pac-Man had affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in dark rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive electronic music.
Dengue’s music could be filed under a few different names: tropical bass, global bass, cumbia digital, cumbia nueva, electro cumbia. They’re one of the most successful acts in a loose constellation of Latin American artists who interpret traditional folkloric rhythms with modern electronic tools.
Maisons Perdues, è una mostra prodotta e curata dal festival stesso, una collettiva di artisti contemporanei che abbiano nel disegno una delle principali peculiarità espressive.