Aldo Lanzini is and Italian-born artist. He has been a costume designer within the New York underground scene, a guest of the Missoni Spring/Summer 2011 fashion show, where a group of with his masked covered people blocked out the guests at the entrance and his work has been exhibited and shown worldwide (e.g. Le Case D’Arte/Milan, Triennale Bovisa/Milan, Animamix Biennial/Beijing, also part of private and public collections (e.g. Pompidou Paris, MoMa NY).
Recent work of his includes colourful pieces of skilfully made crochet masks and dresses. These provocative and imaginative masks playfully address themes of identity, sense of self and belonging. The artist, in not presenting himself publicly emphasises the reality that we all change and evolve constantly.