Sebastião Salgado 25 years after the I Gulf War.
Sebastião Salgado does not need a presentation. In October 2017, the photographer was in Milan to promote his book and the show, Kwait. A desert on fire. A couple of thousand people attended the event.
Sebastião Salgado, Kuwait. A desert on fire. Fondazione Forma per la fotografia Milano
We arrived at the location in front of Forma Gallery around 9:45 AM. At that time the situation was manageable. Cristina set the tripod and I found an available chair. Continue reading
The rosey coloration is given by the microorganisms still sitting within the crystals of salt. Salinas d’Es Trenc, Island of Mallorca. Nikon D750, 110 mm (80.0-400.0 mm ƒ/4.5-5.6) 1/400 ƒ/4.8 ISO 250
The Salinas de Levante are placed in an area, ranging 135 hectare of marshland in the South-East of Mallorca, mayor island in the Spanish archipelago of the Baleares. Thanks to its appointment to “Natural Area of Special Landscape and Rural Interest”, this area is protected from the real estate development and shielded from mass tourism. Continue reading
“Aranceri” on a car in Piazza di Città
Every year, in Ivrea, Italy, during Carnival, the people stand up to recall and celebrate the story of Violetta, the miller’s newly wed daughter who was supposed to lay, on her first night as a bride, with the lord of the town, according to an old infamous principle named “jus primae noctis”. Continue reading
Volterra, former psychiatric asylum, Maragliano Pavillion
Mental asylums radiate a mysterious allure soaked with anguish, injustice, prevarication and deceit.
Volterra former psychiatric hospital originated from an economic evaluation. In the XVIII century, the community of Pisa used to send its own mental patients at a dear price to Siena. To save money, the city launched an offer that was met by Volterra. Therefore, the Mendicity Hospice of this town welcomed the initial body of mental patients and, in 1989 the Mental Asylum was established. The first pavilion was erected near a hilltop called Poggio alle Croci. Continue reading
After two days of watching a bunch of youngsters tempting their fate, I felt like attempting myself something more risky. With a camera. Continue reading
It’s a very appealing set: a black sky and the Palazzo Italia architectures at “Experience”, the new concept for the former EXPO site ground near Milano. That’s the background to the acrobatic evolutions of these very young and wild Freestyle competitors (male and female). Below are some of these ski artists at work. Continue reading
Within the community of Lanzada (turning East in Chiesa in Valmalenco), from the Zoia Hut in Campo Moro, you can walk to Alpe Campagneda. Here, the Pizzo Scalino – with its 3323 m, a popular climb in this area – casts its shadow on a small cluster of huts surrounded by a vast pasture. Continue reading