The Chinese stock market is crashing, dragging down the related Western bubbles, pushing Italy to reintroduce San Marzano tomatoes on its market. Google disclosed his new sans serif logo. The last generation’s TV’s remote control no longer register Mediaset on channels 4, 5 or 6. The renowned Bellissimi broadcasted once on Rete4, have now been replaced by Hell’s Kitchen replicas. Everything is changing with no hesitation. It now seems that everything is going backwards - when we were just starting to make progress – and then, all of a sudden, we realize that we are actually reading an exhibition’s press release written by the gallerist himself and addressed to the visitor who has just entered the gallery. While the world is moving forward, art recoils with the purpose to distinguish itself from all the rest, operating a conscious involvement aiming to protect itself. Intro is a declaration of intent originating from similar adjectives in common among these artworks on view: analytic assumptions and icy atmospheres conceal an anthropologic research that forms the basis for these works, as it used to be in the past before technology took place and the new practices burst into this field. Here, now, you will meet the artists I recommend you making the acquaintance of, and to familiarize yourself with their research or bumping into character choices. This is the Intro of the album I will be compiling from now onwards. Welcome.