≡ The art of portraiture, by Marina Rosso ≡

I © Marina Rosso, Untitled, from the series Elephant, 2010-12. © Marina Rosso, Untitled, from the series Elephant, 2010-12. © Marina Rosso, Untitled, from the series Elephant, 2010-12. © Marina Rosso, Untitled, from the series Elephant, 2010-12. II © Marina Rosso, Untitled, from the series Mutants, 2014. © Marina Rosso, Untitled, from the series Mutants,…

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≡ The Hyères School of Photography ≡

My love for the Hyères Festival is known. I’ve written about it and have featured a great deal of the authors shortlisted each year. The judging panel has been responsible for issuing a statement about what they want to see in contemporary photography and it has been bold and exciting, for Hyères always awards an…

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┐ Simone Donati └

© Simone Donati, Angela, Angelo and their 3 daughters having breakfast in the kitchen-living room made from an old stall. This is a temporary place before their new house will be ready, from the project Valley of Angels © Simone Donati, The three sisters, Hybla, Lua and Siria, outside the new house, from the project…

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║ Giorgio Barrera ║

© Giorgio Barrera, Untitled, from the series Through the window, 2009 © Giorgio Barrera, Untitled, from the series Through the window, 2009 © Giorgio Barrera, Window # 37-2, from the series Through the window, 2009 “There is something in photographs taken by Giorgio Barrera that irresistibly attracts our attention. The aesthetics are neat; the framing…

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║ Valentina Bonizzi ║

© Valentina Bonizzi, Untitled, from the series Work and Intimacy, 2009 © Valentina Bonizzi, Untitled, from the series Work and Intimacy, 2009 “This project is about Italian women who emmigrated to Scotland. The photography research presents the way they view their job as the bridge which connects them to Scottish society. It explores the intimacy…

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║ Jocelyn Lee ║

© Jocelyn Lee, Untitled (Kara standing), 2005, from the series Portraits   © Jocelyn Lee, Untitled (Michelle and Lisa), 2006, from the series Portraits “I photograph portraits because I am curious about people, and our tenacious attempts to find meaning and direction in the world. I am particularly interested in how we reveal our vulnerability,…

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