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 […]

North Line // Fyodor Telkov and Sergey Poteryaev

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FYODOR TELKOV and SERGEY POTERYAEV  North Line   Fyodor TelkovwebsiteInstagram Sergey PoteryaevwebsiteInstagram published by: Snowfox Works   North Line presents a collection of images through which Fyodor Telkov and Sergey Poteryaev document their travels in the regions of northern Russia to chronicle the lives of the native Mansi, Selkup, Nenets and Hanty people. Recounting the […]

Padanistan // Tomaso Clavarino

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TOMASO CLAVARINO Padanistan   websiteinstagram published by: studiofaganeltext by: Giacomo Infantino Padanistan is the latest book by Tomaso Clavarino, a photographer born in 1986 and the author of other books and zines that I have had the pleasure of browsing through, such as, for example, the earlier Ballads of Woods and Wounds from 2020, and […]

SCUMB Manifesto // Justine Kurland

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JUSTINE KURLAND SCUMB Manifesto   websiteInstagram published by: MACKtext by: Matteo Cremonesi Inspired by the iconoclastic feminist SCUM (Society for Cutting Up Men) manifesto by Valerie Solanas, SCUMB Manifesto is a project through which we are introduced to Justine Kurland’s photographic work, a project that is characterized by its ability to produce itself within a […]

The Urgency of life // Tommaso Montenesi Posch

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TOMMASO MONTENESI POSCH  The Urgency of Life   instagram published by: Slivana Editorialetext by: Matteo Cremonesi Oscillating between different postures and narrative procedures, now close to a diaristic relationship now winking at a photographic behavior that looks at fashion photography, The Urgency of Life is a project through which Tommaso Montenesi Posch is committed to […]

The Stutter of History // Thomas Demand

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THOMAS DEMAND The Stutter of History   website published by: MACKtext by: Matteo Cremonesi Facing the photographic work of Thomas Demand we experience an ambivalence of feelings, the feeling of a proximity of the image to a real scene is challenged precisely by the ‘accuracy of the forms with which this real is realized. Formal […]

Tre Mesi // Greta Valente

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GRETA VALENTE Tre Mesi   websiteinstagram text by: Ilaria Sponda Abandoned structures, boats resting on solitary beaches, sculptural rocks, palm trees and cactuses desiccating under the sun – the visual experience of leafing through Greta Valente’s “Tre mesi” is a physical and spiritual journey through Southern Italy, between Naples, Caserta, and Salerno. Perceiving the elsewhere […]

Puglia Tra albe e tramonti // Luigi Ghirri

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LUIGI GHIRRI Puglia. Tra albe e tramonti   published by: MACKtext by: Matteo Cremonesi To approach the work of Luigi Ghirri is to approach a visual design that, in order to be fully understood, demands a commitment that goes far beyond the viewing of a collection of intelligent and often beautiful images. Attempting to understand […]

I Made Them Run Away // Martina Zanin

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MARTINA ZANIN I made them run away   website published by: SKINNERBOOXtext by: Matteo Cremonesi With I Made Them Run Away, Martina Zanin creates a composition whose narrative development involves the crossing of different levels. A combination of voices in which each language takes on a particular meaning and value within the narrative structure.The photographs, […]