Without meeting Harmen de Hoop and Biancoshock will give eachother assignments to make an artwork in the city where they are. Every work will be a reaction to the one made before by the other artist. The documentation of their interventions and actions will be shown here.
30.12.2017 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: PLAY WITH SOMETHING.
BIANCOSHOCK: ROCK AND (SC)ROLL - MILAN, 2018 Biancoshock has played with the unplayable breaking into one of the most static, schematic and conventional program through a simple, animated and creative interruption. A sort of illegal action in the daily routine.
14.12.2017 BIANCOSHOCK GAVE HARMEN DE HOOP AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK USING A STENCIL.
HARMEN DE HOOP: CHECKERS - ROTTERDAM, 2017 For children? For humble people who prefer checkers to chess? A provision for anyone who wants to use it.
13.11.2017 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT COPYING.
BIANCOSHOCK: VIRTUAL CTRL+C / REAL CTRL+V - MILAN, 2017 Biancoshock performed a virtual CTRL+C and a real CTRL+V literally reproducing the task assigned by Harmen de Hoop.
24.10.2017 BIANCOSHOCK GAVE HARMEN DE HOOP AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A SCULPTURE.
HARMEN DE HOOP: FUNERARY SCULPTURE - TRIER, 2017 Harmen de Hoop as a sculpture. Just like Pius XI. Life imitating art imitating life.
01.09.2017 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT WORLD LEADERS.
BIANCOSHOCK: UNITED WE STAND, DIVIDED WE FALL - MILAN, 2017 Two leading logos in globalization combined in a phallic sculpture as an interpretation of the famous motto "United we stand, divided we fall".
17.08.2017 BIANCOSHOCK GAVE HARMEN DE HOOP AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT YOURSELF.
HARMEN DE HOOP: SELF-PORTRAIT - ROTTERDAM, 2017 Replacing a Donald-Trump-mask with a Harmen-de-Hoop-mask.
02.08.2017 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT OBSERVING.
BIANCOSHOCK: TEMPORARY PORTRAIT - MILAN, 2017 Biancoshock makes a conceptual self-portrait available only on a CCTV from 19:35 to 20:07 of 16/08/2017.
12.06.2017 BIANCOSHOCK GAVE HARMEN DE HOOP AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT BARBED WIRE.
HARMEN DE HOOP: DRAWING FROM NATURE - ROTTERDAM, 2017 Art class exercise.
23.05.2017 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT PLAYING.
BIANCOSHOCK: BARBEDBALL - KLAIPEDA, 2017 The intervention suggests a reflection on which is the most current loved and practiced 'sport' by Americans: basketball or estabilish barriers? The metal grid of the backboard is a clear reference to the image of migrants and the immigration reception centers. Action inspired by an earlier installation realized in 2014 in the immigration centre of Hal Far (Malta) for 'Identity Malta' project.
15.05.2017 BIANCOSHOCK GAVE HARMEN DE HOOP AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE SOMETHING DIRTY.
03.05.2017 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT A CHILDHOOD MEMORY.
BIANCOSHOCK: A LETTER TO MY AUNT - MILAN, 2017 Biancoshock decides to write a letter to his great-aunt to turn an annoying memory of his childhood into an artwork. Dear Aunt, after all these years I finally decided to use for the first time the fountain pen you gave me as a gift for my First Communion. When you have chosen this to be my gift you certainly didn't know that, being left-handed, I would have serious difficulties to use it. During Primary School this problem costed me hours and hours writing down pages as a punishment to make me learn how not to dirt again. Dear Auntie, you don't know, but today I'm an artist and I decided to turn this 'defect' into a particularity. Your gift inspired me to create this artwork for the project I'm doing with the Dutch artist Harmen de Hoop who gave me an assignment to make a work about a childhood memory. I hope you like it. With love, Francesco a.k.a. Biancoshock
22.04.2017 BIANCOSHOCK GAVE HARMEN DE HOOP AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT WAITING.
HARMEN DE HOOP: COUNTING - FLORENCE, 2017 Harmen de Hoop counting his days.
07.04.2017 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT TRAFFIC.
BIANCOSHOCK: URBAN TRAFFIC vs VIRTUAL TRAFFIC - MILAN, 2017 Biancoshock transfers 20 minutes of urban traffic using his virtual traffic data to make a comparison between two different concepts of traffic and utilizing different units of measurement belonging to two different worlds: the real one and the virtual one. Time of urban traffic record > 20:13 min. Virtual size of urban traffic > 1,99 Gb. Traffic data used to move urban traffic > 2,32 Gb. Time frame to move urban traffic with traffic data > 7:17 hours
16.03.2017 BIANCOSHOCK GAVE HARMEN DE HOOP AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT IN & OUT OF FOCUS.
HARMEN DE HOOP: EYESIGHT TEST - ROTTERDAM, 2017 Putting up an eyesight test for passing car drivers and cyclists.......
09.02.2017 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT RELIGION.
BIANCOSHOCK: UNTITLED - SAINT ETIENNE, 2017 Just like a prayer recited in a church, each of us can create an intimate moment of detachment from the concrete and material things. Consequently reality and all its certainties begin to blur: it's the perfect moment to try to focus on what can really give us pure joy.
07.02.2017 BIANCOSHOCK GAVE HARMEN DE HOOP AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE SOMETHING MORE BEAUTIFUL.
HARMEN DE HOOP: ISLAMIC ORNAMENT (for Granada) - GRANADA, 2017 For centuries most of Spain was ruled by Islamic leaders, who gave us the beauty of the Alhambra. Now Harmen de Hoop adds a bit of culture to the door of an underground car park in the Albaicín neighbourhood.
29.01.2017 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT SOMETHING NEGATIVE.
BIANCOSHOCK: REGENERATION - MILAN, 2017 Homage to "the Seventh Continent", also known as The Great Pacific Garbage. It is a gyre of marine debris in the central North Pacific Ocean discovered in 1985. The patch is characterized by exceptionally high concentration of pelagic plastics, chemical sludge and other debris that have been trapped by the currents of the North Pacific Gyre.
29.12.2016 BIANCOSHOCK GAVE HARMEN DE HOOP AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT LEGAL/ILLEGAL.
HARMEN DE HOOP: FREEDOM OF SPEECH - THE HAGUE, 2017 About private opinions in public space. (Ugly? Are you sure?)
21.12.2016 HARMEN DE HOOP GAVE BIANCOSHOCK AN ASSIGNMENT: MAKE A WORK ABOUT A COUNTERCULTURE.
BIANCOSHOCK: SPRAY CAN-DLE - MILAN, 2017 A commemoration action aimed at the Municipality of Milan and its attempt to kill the graffiti culture. In 2015 the Municipality has offered more than 100 free walls (private and municipal) to the writers. An initiative that tried to contain the phenomenon of graffiti and, at the same time, looked like a countercultural initiative: but does painting on legal walls still belong to graffiti culture? What is more important: the beauty of the letters or the illegal action of leaving your mark?