All posts tagged “Venice

Condensed World

“When he looks at an image, the viewer wants to make up a story.” (Bruce Gilden) “I think that the most important thing that photography can do is to relate both the photographer and the viewer’s memories.” (Daido Moriyama) My personal (kind of) tribute to […]

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Amusement

“Sfumata in un residuo di nebbia che non ce la faceva né a dissiparsi né a diventare pioggia, un po’ disfatta da un torpido scirocco più atmosfera che vento, assopita in un passato di grandezza e splendore e sicuramente anche d’immodestia confinante col peccato, la […]

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Pink Venice

“Venezia, come la sua borghesia, si ostenta e si maschera, è invadente e sfuggente, si mostra nel corpo e si cela nell’anima, si porge nella grandiosità della sua storia e nasconde l’attualità dei suoi infiniti problemi, ti offre una mano se la contempli e ti […]

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Refugee and borders

“The refugee should be considered for what he is, that is, nothing less than a border concept that radically calls into question the principles of the nation-state and, at the same time, helps clear the field for a no-longer-delayable renewal of categories” (G. Agamben) Venice, […]

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Telecom Italia 007

I strongly believe that these two gentlemen were secret agents who were pretending to use the public phones! Credo fermamente che questi due signori fossero in realtà agenti segreti che fingevano di usare i telefoni pubblici! Venice, Italy, October 2014

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Dhaka, Venice

Restaurants in Venice welcome tourists with fish menus, charming smiles and (kind of) attractive prices. Behind the walls, in the kitchens, hundreds of Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Russians, Egyptians take care of the typical Italian food. They don’t want to be seen. Neither photographed. I ristoranti di […]

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Gondola’s birthplace

Squero San Trovaso in Venice sits there since the 16th Century. Most of venetian gondolas were born here. It is still alive, but I wanted to take a late-evening picture of it. Long exposure lets us see through the darkness, the sleepy working place of […]

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Eating at Redentore

The most important event of the year for Venetians: El Redentor (Il Redentore). San Marco Channel becomes a watery square where boats park and people eat waiting for fireworks. A temporary bridge connects Le Zattere to La Giudecca. Venice, Italy, July 2012 

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Venice alone

One night in Venice, taking advantage of the late hours. Nobody around, just Venice and myself. It is not easy to take a picture of this central spot in Venice (few steps away from San Marco) without seeing tourists. Una notte a Venezia, approfittando della tarda ora […]

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