Finding Vivian Maier (2013)

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[Alla Ricerca di Vivian Maier: recensione in italiano qui]

Presented at the Toronto Film Festival and the Berlinale, the documentary about Vivian Maier reveals an extraordinary investigation into the life of the most mysterious photographer of the 900, austere nanny, a secret artist whose treasure was discovered by chance only a few days after her death. Dead in poverty, she is now one of the most loved and important street photographers of the last century, with exhibitions in New York and Los Angeles, photo books and an archive of thousands of images. Behind his babysitter figure is a fascinating mystery: why has this woman always hidden her talent and her work?

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June 2018

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Summer has come, usually June for me is a very lazy month, I really need to recharge the batteries so I’m just waiting for my holiday in July. Furthermore, I must admit it, World Cup doesn’t help. So, this is the reason for my lack of photography in this month. It’s been hard to choose 10 decent street photos to show you in this feature, but this is the “best” I did in June…

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5 Accounts You Should Discover on Instagram #13

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Summer is coming… In these warm days is really hard to go out and take photos. It’s better for me to stay hidden in my place and write. So it’s time for another episode of your favorite feature: are you ready to discover five thrilling accounts on Instagram? As every month, I’ve chosen for you five photographers with less than 1000/1500 followers to let you find their beautiful photos, with the hope to boost their channels. Here we go with the part 13, this time completely in black and white!

…Obviously, if you like it, follow my account as well!

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“Manichini” by Daniele Pace

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Manichini come specchio della società? Secondo Daniele Pace, fotografo romano, il rapporto tra i personaggi delle vetrine e gli individui che popolano la società contemporanea è correlato, all’insegna della dicotomia tra l’apparenza e il valore reale dell’individuo: “Il progetto Manichini nasce circa un anno fa quando, trovandomi davanti a una vetrina di Roma, ho fotografato questi oggetti inanimati, ma esteticamente perfetti. Associai subito questo stato alla società di oggi che vive molto delle apparenze, a volte fregandosene del vero valore di noi stessi”.

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Day 356

[ENG] May 2015: in the last days of my “365 Project” (a photo per day, for a year) I took this picture from the window of a train. It was the spark that, two years later, made me realize my latest project “Raindrop Blues”.

[ITA] Maggio 2015: durante gli ultimi giorni del mio “365 Project” (una foto al giorno, per un anno) ho scattato questa foto dal finestrino del treno che mi stava portando a Tivoli. Fu la scintilla che portò, due anni dopo, alla nascita del progetto “Raindrop Blues”.

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