CRISTIAN USAI

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"My name is Cristian Usai I am twenty three years old and I come from Italy.

I am a collage artist and I also make music mostly ambient / tape looping / lo fi and many other beautiful things, but talking about my visual works I like to work using images about sex, violence and a bit of all those things that try to shock the viewer but I also like to represent a little perversion, the darkest side of us humans, but obviously I also like create works focused on the most romantic aspect of the human being.

I like to work in an analog way using the pulses of my body and digitally using the pulses of the machine, obviously I prefer both but I think that but I think collages are more impactful using paper and other "physical" things  but it depends a lot on how you use the medium.

These two works that I created for the zine are analog but the peculiarity of them is that I used pieces of tape precisely tapes of audio cassettes, it was fun and frustrating to attach and scan the tapes.

But as far as I'm concerned it was worth it, my works will all be with this style but of course I will change it sometimes when I feel the need."

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"I like to work using images about sex, violence and a bit of all those things that try to shock in somehow the viewer but I also like to represent a little the perversion, the darkest side of us humans, but obviously I also like create works focused on the most romantic aspect of the human being."