In Ossigeno 3 the first and foremost protagonist is foraging, the search for wild plants to use as food while being immersed in nature. Courtesy of chef Valeria Margherita Mosca, a forager and author of the recipes inspired by alimurgia which accompany the topics and in-depth articles of this edition.

Pop-up Chef: VALERIA MARGHERITA MOSCA

pop-up chef: VALERIA MARGHERITA MOSCA

Wild paths and unknown pleasures in Valeria Margherita Mosca’s culinary research: the contact with nature, its relationship with the human… and the post-punk inspiration. Photographic portrait exclusively realized for O3 by Mustafa Sabbagh.
O à La Carte

O à la carte

a master menu, exclusively conceived for Ossigeno and realized live by the guest chef of this issue: from Wood*ing Lab in Milan, contemporary temple of the art of Foraging, Valeria Margherita Mosca.
Pop-up Chef _ Going Deeper

pop-up chef _ going deeper

TASTING THE LANDSCAPE: THE ART OF FORAGING From the verb ‘to research in nature’: declination of discovery with an urban spirit, of natural and multifaceted nourishment for the body as for the soul.
Al Nocciolo

al nocciolo

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GREEN GEM FROM PERSIA: THE PISTACHIO Precious gift for biblical pharaohs and legendary queens: the Pistachio, mythology and organoleptics of the Persian gem. #author’s panels _ Carlo Pastore
To The Core

to the core

FROM THE HESPERIDES TO HUMANKIND, GOLDEN HISTORY OF A HERCULEAN THEFT: THE ORANGE Nymphs protect its tree, while zagare magnify its branch. The orange, literary synthesis of flowers and splendor. #author’s panels _ Carlo Pastore
Nome D’arte

nome d’arte

COLLETTIVO CINETICO. JUST PUSH PLAY Dance + theatre, Foucault + Warhol: CollettivO CineticO, performing arts ensemble who’s conquering the whole world stages, narrated as a role-playing game whose coordinates are the social experiment [Sixdegrees, page 55], the music [Solo, page 62], the history of costume and architecture [Habitus, page 64] and a social network interview [PrO+ust breathing, page 74].
In Ferment

in ferment

KOMBUCHA. WHEN ‘IMMORTAL’ IS THE ELIXIR_ curated by Patricia De Croce The tea of the Emperor that unified China while looking for the long life elixir. Sparkling and acidulous, as precious as champagne. In the photographic tables 'Fermento Morandi' - artworks in exclusive by Mustafa Sabbagh - the collaboration between Ossigeno and the young sculptors from Faenza’s ITS, creators of fermenters designed and dedicated to O3.
O For Ólos

O for Ólos

MEDIA POWER ON UNDER 12S: THE INFLUENCE OF TELEVISION ON CHILDREN’S FOOD CHOICES curated by Catherine Hamon e Giovanni Vignazia The holistic approach of the infant neuropsychiatry in investigating the invisible, yet devious, line between media neuromarketing and children’s eating behaviors, with an in-depth analysis of the role of violence in tv fictions aimed at minors.
Yogasūtra 3.0

yogasūtra 3.0

SAMĀDHI. THE WORLD AS SÚMBOLON curated by Marcello Cicognani From the yogic asanas to the Temple of Delphi, 'know yourself' as the reappropriation of that unitary conciliation that binds the individual to the world.
Under Pressure

under pressure

THE BODY IS TRUSTFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS: ANTIGYM curated by Sandro Di Domenico The body is abode. Sometimes uninhabited. The 'anti' version of the kinesiotherapist Thérèse Bertherat.
The O’ Spa

the O’ spa

RADIESTHESIA AND RADIONICS. ON THE BODY’S PLAYING FIELD A matter of frequencies and resonances, new units of measurement and relationship between bodies. Radionics and radiesthesia: quantum physics translates ancient dialogues.
Senses And The City

senses and the city

PAOLA NICITA & PALERMO: L’ALEPH The travel journal of an author by profession, who experiences the city and captures its essence listening to the language of the body, plus a Google Maps itinerary not so easily traced by the tourist guides. For O3, the art critic Paola Nicita ‘feels’ Palermo, Italian Capital of Culture for 2018.

Now, finally, breathe. Embellish the vital automatism of inhaling/exhaling:
The exclusive contributions to this second issue of Ossigeno tune the harmonic notes of bon-vivre. O₂ invites us to accept ourselves for what we really are: Humans, bodies and thoughts in evolution. The modern cult of the body, a temple of skin and visions, is the real Oxygen of contemporary life.

Senses And The City

senses and the City

STEFANO AND BERLIN The most authentic knowledge is the one experienced by senses: the travel journal, subjective and so authentic, of a man - author by profession - who experiences the capital and captures its essence listening to the language of the body, and a Google Maps itinerary not easily traced by the tourist guides. For O2, the art historian Stefano Santangelo feels Berlin.
The O’ SPA

the O’ SPA

FROM CHAOS TO CONCERT. THE ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS OF WATER The state-of-the-art of memory of water – the piano that with its accompaniment organises the notes of the single molecules in the right arrangement.
Under Pressure

under pressure

FELDENKRAIS, CORPO E PSICHE IN POLIFONIA Dall’elasticità del corpo alla flessibilità della mente: intervista a Nancy Haller, Presidentessa della Feldenkrais Guild - Nordamerica.
Yogasūtra 3.0

yogasūtra 3.0

HATHA YOGA. LA SACRALITÀ DEL CORPO Lo Yoga del Sole e della Luna per superare le polarità e giungere, riappropriandosi della sacralità del corpo, all’Uno.
O For Ólos

O for Ólos

EATING DISORDERS IN CHILDREN: THE CHALLENGE FOR EARLY PREVENTION The holistic approach of the infant neuropsychiatry in treating issues such as responsive feeding and the affective bond between mother and child, within the context of the most recent developments of WHO.
Nome D’arte

nome d’arte

VANESSA BEECROFT VB01_00_100.000 Vanessa Beecroft and her bio-aesthetics - splendid, lyric, disruptive - taken on as fil rouge for a jaunt into the social experiment [Seigradi, 53], music [Solo, 61], the history of costume and architecture [Habitus, 62].
In Ferment

in Ferment

ENTRY FOR THE VERB “TO FERMENT” From Sandor Ellix Katz to Daniela Cicioni: the antique technique of fermentation through the contemporary and cosmopolitan application of the guest-chef of O2.
To The Core

to the core

IRIDESCENT CHILD OF THE RAIN AND THE THUNDER. THE MACA ROOT
From the ancient legends of the high plains of Peru to us, the gift of a nutraceutical with multiple properties. - Author's Panels by Carlo Pastore HERMES' CADUCEUS. THE HAZELNUT
The mythology and organoleptics of a nut with strong powers, as symbolically evocative as it is beneficial for the organism. - Author's Panels by Carlo Pastore
Et/h/nic Eating

et/h/nic eating

MYOD MOON Myod as a drink of solemn occasions, the Russian experience of mead, fermented nectar among the oldest in the world.
O à La Carte

O à la carte

A master menu, created exclusively for Ossigeno and prepared live by the guest chef of this issue.

Ossigeno offers a new way of thinking. It’s easy to engage with but isn’t superficial. It opens new horizons on every aspect of wellbeing: quality of life, bodily health, spiritual equilibrium and living in harmony with the environment that surrounds us.
Colours, words, space, silence, solids and voids, images: that’s the first issue of Ossigeno.

Pop-up Chef: DANIELA CICIONI

pop-up chef: DANIELA CICIONI

The extraordinary gastronomic potential of the vegetable world: a precious alchemic hotbed, where Daniela Cicioni, guru of vegan and raw food haute cuisine, but also an award winning chef and consultant, will experiment and skillfully blend fruits, berries, flowers and any other natural product.
O à La Carte

O à la carte

A master menu, created exclusively for Ossigeno and prepared live by the guest chef of this issue.
To The Core

to the core

AÇAI
The thousand and one qualities of this fruit which, according to the legend, came from weeping tears turned into wonderful berries.
ALMONDS
The symbolic strength in connecting spaces, eras and cultures, of this fruit with highly beneficial properties.
Author’s Panels

author’s panels

CARLO PASTORE Portrait of the illustrator who has signed his unpublished panels for Ossigeno: Carlo Pastore, artist, explorer and art patron.
Stage Name

stage name

MUSTAFA SABBAGH The analysis of the real through the artistic visions of one of the protagonists of contemporary art photography in the world, as the fil rouge to trespass into social experimentation (Seigradi, 58), into music (Assolo, 65), into fashion and architecture (Habitus, 66).
In Ferment

in Ferment

THE AESTHETICS OF A RITUAL. KOREA ON THE TABLE A journey of the senses into the Hansik, an ancient Korean culinary philosophy, which bonds food culture to the beauty of the ritual.
O For Ólos

O for Ólos

HOW A BEE BECAME A QUEEN BEE The food that cures: the new fontiers of nutriepigenetics.
Yogasūtra 3.0

yogasūtra 3.0

YOGA, “THE ETERNAL PRESENT” The ancient discipline that awakens and balance body, mind and soul.
Under Pressure

under pressure

NORDIC WALKING Walk and be reborn.
The O’ SPA

the O’ SPA

TACTILE TALES: THE TUI NA MASSAGE From Traditional Chinese Medicine, between Yin and Yang, this massage can reassess a perfect body energy balance.
Senses And The City

senses and the City

MADRID & SIMONA The truest knowledge comes from that of our senses: the diary of a journey, intimate, thus authentic, of someone - a professional writer - who experiences the capital city and catches its essence by listening to the language of the body; a Google Maps itinerary, which would be impossible to find in any field guide.