Born in 2012 as a restricted collective mobile photo project, the 24Hour Project has quickly become a huge event, involving more than 2000 persons around the world only this year. In occasion of their exhibition and workshop in Naples (Italy), we have met Renzo Grande, one of the two creators of this brilliant street photo […]
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The history of photography and colonialism are closely related. The exhibition “Distance and Desire” which is shown
Life at the margin For the international photography project This Place, the well known French photographer Frédéric Brenner invited 10 colleagues to work in Israel and the West Bank in outstanding residencies. One amongst this group was the internationally acclaimed American photographer Stephen Shore. Felix Koltermann: Mr. Shore, how did it come about that you […]
Long-term photographic narrative author and visual reportage educator, Lina Pallotta does not fear innovation. We met her for a conversation about story-telling, visual education and nowadays’ expressive chanllenges for the photographic world. Sabrina Merolla: What is photography and, since we are meeting just before of your photographic workshop in Naples, what to expect from an […]
Naples in the 1980s was an indomitable caldron of social excesses.
I was very struck by the fact that in same pictures people look like very small, almost miniatures, surrounded by the contest, the outside. Is this element functional to your purpose? I wanted to show that the people I pictured were overwhelmed by their environment. I see the workers in these places as cogs in […]
Camping Italy is sea smell mixed with Autan, fried or grilled onions, and pinewood. Perhaps, it’s mixed with water and salt too, something deep inside that you do not know how to identify.
2008 became the point of no return: for the first time in history there are more people living in cities than in rural areas.
Mental disease in Bali is not an easy thing. The secluded and traditional Balinese community doesn’t accept the existance of this illness.
The project is a personal and introspective journey across the nature of obsessive desire and the limits of auto-destruction, denouncing disease’s new risk factors: social networks and photography.
Ghana is a country rich in natural resources, especially of gold, which is extracted with bare hands by a lowcost labor force, to be sold at competitive prices on the international market.
Climate changes represent one of the biggest challenges humanity will face in the coming years. Global warming, ice melting, the frequency of droughts and floods are all symptoms of the ongoing climate change. There are huge risks for the planet and for future generations, and we should take note of it with urgency. As a […]
At the heart of this series, I am re-envisioning the changes in my family’s life following my father’s death, the self imposed exile that occurred, and the depression that followed.
hen I first started to work as freelance photographer in 2007, I went to Romania because I wanted to show the social changing of this country after its entrance in the EU. Arrived in Bucarest, I suddenly realized that this transformation was deeply started, almost twenty years before, after the end of Nicolae Ceauşescu dictatorship […]