“We must be grateful to Paul Fusco for his determination to put us in front of what was done to cause suffering to all victims of injustice and wars, universally and across borders”. In memory of the great American photographer, who died in July 2020, and his work: a powerful, tragic, authentic document.
We decided to try, with this editorial, to trace an original narrative inspired by a famous surrealist practice: a twine of words and images of different authors, that give us back a maybe unlikely, certainly unconventional and free, vision of a moment that will remain – and must remain – in our collective memory for a long time.
What idea has the XXI century of the body and how is it reflected in current photographic works? The curator Nathalie Herscdorfer collected in a book 360 sintense and emblematic images, synthesis of the many ways in which we love, hate or transform our outer shell. And she told us about it in an interview.
In Livorno, at the biblioteca dei Bottini dell’Olio – The exhibition “Photographic memory | Story of a collective recovery”. On the night of 9 September 2017, a violent storm hit the city of Livorno, causing the heavy toll of nine victims and hundreds of flooded homes. One of these, is the home of Daniele Dainelli’s family.
The project “Scatta la notizia” has had as its protagonists the students of two high schools in the Neapolitan territory, assisted by two exceptional teachers. For two years Photolux, with the support of Canon Italia and the collaboration of Neapolis.Art, has brought two great photographers, both winners of the World Press Photo, to accompany the kids in the world of visual communication.