«I was in a psychiatric institute, immersed in a place I could not escape from. Facing the other patients’ vulnerability as much as my own, I photographed the daily setting of our isolation: rooms, corridors and the misty landscape surrounding the building that reflected our faded gazes. Although we shared the same space, we were […]
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«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 […]
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 […]
onducted in 2009 as part of an artist residency, Nothing, but trees takes the form of a personal diary, in the way that it is turned towards her own experience of this territory. A reflection of her meetings, observations colored with her dry poetry, like words we sometimes prefer not to hear. (From PRIVATE 49 – […]
Trained at the Market Photo Workshop, Muholi came to national attention in September 2004 with her exhibition Visual Sexuality
My wife, Corinne, lived with her parents in Gabon in the town of Port Gentil for the
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 […]
Writer(s): Alison Stine, Amy King, Birgitta Jonsdottir, Christopher Truman, Don Tuthill, Geraldine Green, Gian Paolo Guerini, James Meetze, Jordan Stempleman, Marcello Fois, Marcus Slease, Matteo Fantuzzi, Matthew Thorburn, mIEKAL aND, Rami Saari, Renee Wagemans, Ron Androla, Rychard Denner, Sergio Rotino, Simon Perchik, Terroritmo
Each photograph seems to divide the world in two: into a very small part, defined by the photographic frame, which describes a specific space or event, and another surrounding it…
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?
Writer(s): Alda Teodorani, Amilga Quasino, Aureka Bendhan, Beatrice Martini, Edoardo Balletta, Fabio Cinti, Fabio Pasquarelli, Franco Buffoni, Giorgia Morselli, Giuseppe Catozzella, Laura Landi, Marco De Simoni, Marco Giovenale, Maurizio Giuffredi, Roberto Carvelli, Roberto Maggio, Sara Ventroni, Vito Falanga
The photographic self-portraiture as seen in the work of the students of Italian and European Art Schools.
Writer(s): Alberto Bertoni, Alessandra Berardi, Andrea Inglese, Charles Wright, Cinzia Soldano, Fabio Ciofi, Fabrizio Lombardo, Flavio Santi, Gian Maria Annovi, Gian Mario Villalta, Giovanna Tagliavini, Giovanni Nadiani, Giuliano Mesa, Laura Malatesta, Luciana Preden, Marco Ribani, Maria Poli, Marialuisa Gioia, Mario Corticelli, Monica Pavani, Paolo Febbraro, Roberto Cogo, Stefano Colangelo, Vincenzo Bagnoli
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.
Writer(s): Alessandra Berardi, Antonio Pezzinga, Claudia Cursi, Fiammetta Cirilli, Geraldina Colotti, Loretta Zecchillo, Luciana Preden, Luisa Sax, Marco Ardemagni, Marco Giovenale, Paola Sansone, Piera Teatini
See a preview: Photographic diaries and autobiographical memories, revealing themselves as attempts to confer upon the person a form of identity, capable of going beyond actual experiences.
Writer(s): Alberto Forni, Antonino Mazza, Edward Rozzo, Fiammetta Cirilli, Franco Insalaco, Franco Romanò, Gian Ruggero Manzoni, Guido Leotta, Sabina Macchiavelli, Sergio Rotino, Ugo Pierri
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.
Writer(s): Alessandro Betti, Cristina Secci, Davide Guzzanti, Eugenio Nacci, Fausto Caselli, Francesco Marino, Francesco Soriani, Gabriella Nisticò, Guido Leotta, Iacyr Anderson Freitas, Leopoldo Attolico, Mara Campana, Marco Giovenale, Matteo Paduanello, Mauro Salsi, Michele Tagliati, Pancrazio Luisi, Paolo Martinuzzi, Paolo Valesio, Patrizia Perlingeri, Vanni Tofanetto