…up and down the underground trains, passing through the main monuments of the City-On-The-Seven-Hills, trying to catch the spirit of the place.
The show title is L’origine del Mondo (The Origin of the World), after a notorious picture by Gustave Courbet hanging from a wall in the Musée d’Orsay, in Paris.
In a time when most of the population displays the greatest self-indulgence to vanity, not to say narcissism – and an extreme awareness when they are in the reach of image recording devices of any kind – to get a realistic representation of their real self, it is of the utmost importance to capture your subjects while they are unaware of it. Continue reading
Sometimes, even the ordinary quarters of e glamorous place propagate the same fascination – if not more of it – as their more titled and more popular neighbors do. They just do it in a more subtle and humble way. Continue reading
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
Christmas is behind our shoulders. Yet, while the New Year starts shelling out its days, Christmas decorations are still around, especially in the golden mile downtown our cities. Continue reading
In support of the people of Berlin. We will not yield to fear. Continue reading