Lidia Bianchi

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PHROOM LIDIA BIANCHI websiteinstagram   interview by: Matteo Cremonesi    Matteo Cremonesi: Looking at your work there is a general feeling that your images wander in search of a single representation. Regardless of the photographic series to which your works belong they give the impression of finding not so much a particular subject rather something […]

Polly Hummel

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PHROOM POLLY HUMMEL Küss den Frosch  websiteinstagram  The photography project Küss den Frosch¹ represents acceptance. It is the journey of a woman who has lost her hair, bound to live in a society where hair is a symbol of femininity, seduction and identity.This journey is an ordinary pursuit of happiness. She wants to feel beautiful, […]

Kincső Bede

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PHROOM KINCSŐ BEDE Three Colors I know in This World  instagram   The starting point of Kincső Bede’s work is, on one hand, the ever-present and eternal dilemma: how can generations with different historical experiences live together and collaborate within the family and communities, in a broader sense. The other is to confront and deal with […]

K Young

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PHROOM K YOUNG Collages   websiteinstagram   The concept that nothing has any lasting permanence and that all physical space is reshaped and redefined through time has always preoccupied me. In my work, this fascination has led me to explore the depiction of visual space, form and the concept of temporality within photography, a medium that […]

August // Collier Schorr

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COLLIER SCHORR August   websiteinstagram published by: MACKtext by:PHROOM Formalized as a collection of moments in which different voices and inclinations overlap and combine, in August, Collier Schorr (the war photographer, the itinerant portraitist, the anthropologist, and the family historian) composes a plot in which the documentary and ephemeral portrait of a small town in […]

Flattened in Time and Space // Angelo Vignali

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ANGELO VIGNALI Flattened in Time and Space   websiteInstagram published by: Witty Bookswords by: Matteo Cremonesi Angelo Vignali’s Flattened in Time and Space is a work in which the proximity to the biographical datum characterises the author’s projectuality to the point of producing the peculiarities of the same gestures that construct the work. Re-elaborating the […]

MIDORI // The Camellia Girl

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MIDORI, The Camellia Girl Can an innocent little girl survive in a world of monsters?    text by: Federica Zotti It’s 1984 and Suehiro Maruo, then 28 years old and established in the world of ero-guro manga (a social-artistic movement mixing eroticism and macabre, bizarre, and sometimes nonsense elements) as one of its leading exponents, […]

L’Inferno

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PHROOM L’InfernoFrancesco Bertolini, Giuseppe De Liguoro, Adolfo Padovan (Italy, 1911)   text by: Matteo Cremonesi The first decades of the last century saw Italian cinema develop with great rapidity an industry which in many ways has been able to distinguish itself for its strong linguistic autonomy. If the blockbuster “Cabiria” (1914) represents the uncontested climax […]

Nika Sandler

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NIKA SANDLER The World of Hedonia   website On New Year’s Eve, I made a wish to immerse myself forever in the sensations that I experienced while taking tranquilizers. I wanted to fall into a sweet sleep and not face reality anymore. In an effort to forget myself, I was trapped in a depressive hedonia, […]

Davide Maria Palusa

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PHROOM DAVIDE  MARIA PALUSA   websiteinstagram interview by: Michela Coslovich    Michela Coslovich: Your photography is linked to the concepts of space, architecture and landscape. What do these three fundamental elements mean in your visual search? Davide Maria Palusa: Spaces, architectures and landscapes are the tools that allow me to represent a concept. For me, […]