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Maki | Untitled

«I experiment life through a spontaneous and daily photographic act. We must not ignore the world around us. With this commitment, I state through images feelings, sensations and mental states caused by the elements and events encountered on my way… From this approach emerges photography that is no longer limited to the visual aspect of […]

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Lionel Pralus | Détours

his project was conducted in 2009 as part of an artist residency in Franche-Comté. It begins with the urge to work from pre-existing pictures, as a direct link to the memory of a territory and its inhabitants. Asking them to show their family photograph albums, Lionel Pralus has isolated details from those archives, confronting them […]

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PRIVATE 36 | AFRIKA

Mastering this split image is the role which photographers of African origin have assigned themselves, sometimes against their better judgement, in order to avoid misunderstandings.

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PRIVATE 32 | NIGHT

For those born before television, before sleep became one amongst many options, night was travelled through with caution. Because it was a place where all of the world’s negativity lurked. Night clouded reason and at nightfall the legends of the non-living once again became real, exacting a personal tribute of blood and death. Darkness was […]

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PRIVATE 23 | Body Fusion Eroticism Sensuality

Whenever a photograph shows more of the subject’s skin than it is usual, a problem of classification inevitably arises: are we dealing with a nude photograph (artistic or not), an erotic photograph or a pornographic photograph?

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PRIVATE 21 | Self-portrait

The photographic self-portraiture as seen in the work of the students of Italian and European Art Schools.

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PRIVATE 17 | No-Fashion

All of the photos which compose this number of ‘Private’ represent denial or an attempt at denial of fashion. […] Here we find ourselves already in ambiguous territory where the body and whatever covers it is not just commercial merchandise, or at least not entirely.

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PRIVATE 14 | Diaries & Confessions

Photographic diaries and autobiographical memories, revealing themselves as attempts to confer upon the person a form of identity, capable of going beyond actual experiences.

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PRIVATE 11 | Identità di transito

The observation of self and of one’s own being as a first step towards the observation of the world and the understanding of it. The transit, as a form of concrete existence of society and of individuals which allows (or forces) the human species to adapt to its own new activities and perceptions.

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