Skip to main content Start of main content

Matter Minding, or What the Work Wants: Aldo Tambellini’s Intermedia

Aldo Tambellini, Black Is, 1965, manipulated 16mm film, detail. © Aldo Tambellini Art Foundation, Salem, MA
Hanna B. Hölling looks at the relationships between blackness, mediality and intermediality, as well as at materiality and physicality and claims that the work ‘teleport[s] us into a realm in which black wanders between media, and perform an aesthetic of change’.