Born in Catanzaro (1962-Italy) where he lives and works, Claudio Parentela is an illustrator, painter, photographer, mail artist, cartoonist, collagist, journalist free lance… Active since many years in the international underground scene. He has collaborated & he collaborates with many, many zines, magazines of contemporary art, literary and of comics in Italy and in the world.
During the 1999 he was guest of the BREAK 21 FESTIVAL in Ljubliana(Slovenja).
His obscure & crazy artworks are present & shown in many, many art galleries in the real world and the endless web.
He does a lot of mail art and he participates in all the mail art projects he knows.
He has collaborated and he collaborates with many bands of industrial music, noise, experimental & electronic, harsh & death & metal gore, punk. He has illustrated poems and stories & music of many musical artists.
He has drawn 2 tarots for “Tarocchi Evoluti” (published by Associazione Hermatena-Italy) and always Hermatena Publishers has published his last and new tarots’ deck ”I Tarocchi dell’Iride”… and on the web he is present on many pages and in many places again.
Experimental figurative collage art
Sep 6, 2017