• Oramata

    The Isle of San Brandán

    The Canary Island which comes and goes The Uncharted: “San Brandán Island” Last December, a photo was taken of the mysterious Island of San Brandán, by Gabriel Hernández Pages. Here you can read the article. Saint Brandán was a fearless monk and explorer who, according to V century manuscripts, stumbled upon a mysterious island that was unlike any land known to man. Described as an enormous fish that masqueraded as terra firma, this island held secrets that were as vast as the ocean itself. For centuries, it has been sighted and called the Eighth Canary (until 2018, the Canaries were officially seven, as La Graciosa was part of Lanzarote). The…

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    Urlan, Cosmic Cat

    An AI-Illustrated Experiment Graphic Novella and Essay(2024, Bee Lab; with Daniele Bonfanti)English language About the Book: An AI-Illustrated Experiment to showcase what can be done at the end of 2023 through human-AI collaboration. A short but complete SF/horror comic book, ripe with action and also featuing a fun Making Of and an interview with the AI artist! Urlan, Cosmic Cat is a ground-breaking exploration of AI-human collaboration in graphic storytelling. Written, edited, lettered by Daniele Bonfanti and Valentina Kay, the art has been fully realized with OpenAI’s Dall-E 3 through the ChatGPT Pro interface. A short but complete space adventure which weaves the emerging technology’s strengths and weaknesses into narrative solutions.…

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    A day in Engadine: Blaunca and Grevasalvas

    Emerald green meadows, bright blue lakes, colorful flowers a feast for the eyes, animals of every size. Picturesque villages made of wooden and stone chalets with flower-adorned terraces, nestled in an alpine environment. Azure and refreshing pristine streams sing a timeless melody throughout the day.

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    Green blue grey – A romantic and spiritual journey

    Pizzo Emet: on the Italy-Switzerland Border Soul-stirring beauty of nature envelopes me in its embrace. A profound connection with the untamed elements that surround me. My senses awake to the raw purity of the landscape, the very essence of the earth infuses my being. Vivid and diverse colors of vegetation, a unique work of art. Dance of ice and time rushes forward with a sense of urgency. Uneasy: as witnessing the spectacle of alpine flora, a delicate masterpiece nurtured by centuries of balance, may become impossible due to the rapid melting of glaciers. Not just photos: Pizzo Emet enchanted us with its colors and vitality, so we also made a…

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    Website sprouting!

    Welcome to my website. It’s still empty, I know. But it’s online and that’s something already. Soon, you will find my stories and art in the section Oramata. Oneira will host my weirdest and more interesting dreams. And photos of places I go will find a home in the section Taxidia. It’s going to be clean and simple. I hope you’ll like it.