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BELONGING TO THE WORLD OF THOUGHTS

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Reality is in the potential of pixels to light up, to react to an impulse.Once acquired, image becomes the material of rhetoric and thought.What difference could there ever be between a street photo and a still, between a project and an intuition, if both the methods and the results belong to the world of thoughts and therefore unreal?
Reality (2020)



FAITHFUL TO MEMORY

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If your memory is true to you, then the stories will take shape, wonderful and harmless.But if you let memory take over, you will blur the waters of Reality, as sand does when it is moved on the bottom of a lake.So may the memory of your experiences turn into fuel for your creativity, and let it not become the steam that clouds the sight of the soul, in eternal contemplation of what is real.
Reality (2020)

BE AMAZED

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The revelation of the image where you do not expect it.
This is also an aspect of Reality.
You just need to stay alert, available to be amazed by the unexpected.
Reality (2020)

INVITED TO THE DANCE

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From silence comes the sound. From the un-thought the word rises and so does the concept. The image appears from the absence of light. And in this eternal pulsation between action and non-action, we are invited to the dance.

Reality (2020)

SOMETHING REAL

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Participating in a liturgy, externalized with true effort and untouched by the plots of thought, can also be a way to experience something real.
Reality (2020)

BEYOND THE VISUAL EXPERIENCE

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How far will our greed for images lead us, this obsessive research for visual experience, this shameless pursuit of high definition to tickle eye pleasure as far as possible? The technological enhancement is powered by the paradigms of the market, which requires the constant improvement of the product, 4K, 8K, 16K, beyond which we will no longer be able to perceive the difference in definition, but will that really be the limit?
Absolutely not ... there will be 3D, holography, increasingly powerful lenses, sophisticated software, and optical illusions (the multi-camera, for example) to facilitate and emphasize the sharpening experience of the subjects. More and more advanced post-production programs, which will aim to highlight the elements in the foreground, excluding them from the context, as the ultra-individualistic society in which we live wants, which produces masses of endless narcissistic sheep flocks.
The protagonist is separated from the rest, prisoner of his semi-god aureole, …

WHAT'S LEFT?

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Suddenly words become superfluous. There is no need to explain anymore, because silence is the Great Revealer. So, what's left? The photographs remain, the work of a lifetime, shapes made of light that do not ask to be interpreted. There are lines, shadows, colors, forms, and objects of different quality and relevance, but we no longer feel the need to judge them, to transform them into signs.

Reality (2020)

WHERE IS REALITY?

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Reality is not in forms, colors, contrasts, and interpretations, but in the substrate where all these things are manifested, the frame within which the image rests, the technical potential to acquire a drawing of light, the gift of vision and the ability to discern its qualities. If through a photograph we will be able to intuit all this, we will have probably reached Reality, but only conceptually.
Reality (2020)

RENOVATION

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Knowing how to renew one's seeing is the real pleasure of the photographer.

The Eternal Wandering (2020)

DAILY PRAYERS

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These prints of my seeing they are the daily prayers of a devoted lover of Manifestation. The emotion, the commitment and the pleasure of portraying it, are inside each of these photographs.
The Eternal Wandering (2020)

CAUGHT IN ACTION

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I don't portray masks, I don't like to direct my subjects, but I catch them in action, unaware of being someone specific, separate... I freeze them in the dance of life.


The Eternal Wandering (2020)

CODING ALPHABET

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Mirroring ourselves in our portable devices and modeling our faces, to obtain an image that meets our standards of beauty, is no longer enough for us. Even those filters that hid the "imperfections" are not sufficient to calm our desire for identification. Now there are programs that, thanks to a couple of commands, totally distort our portraits, transforming them into something completely different and fictitious. Although the transformation is clear, I believe that many people will come to identify themselves with these digital avatars, because we have gradually arrived at this absurd metamorphosis of the idea of ​​"I".
The old selfie (it is already old and not because of Bayard) deformed our faces due to the wide-angle lenses installed in smartphones, a deformation that seems not to have bothered those users unaware of the good use of photographic optics. Then it was the turn of the retouching in post-production, to remove wrinkles and hide small defects. It took…

THE SONG OF THE WIND

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If the song of the wind is renewed with every gust of it, my path as an image collector proceeds at the pace of my clicks.

The Eternal Wandering (2020)

THE SENSE OF SEEING

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I can't verbalize the image, I can't decorate it with thoughts. It is the sense of seeing that intrigues me. Whatever happens inside a frame wonders me.
The Eternal Wandering (2020)

STOPPING AT THE NON-CONCEPTUAL

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It was easier to find truth in the people I loved while I portrayed them instead that in the desire, sometimes obsessive, to do street or conceptual photography. I could easily stop at the Sunday-photo to feel fully satisfied of my creative path.

The Eternal Wandering (2020)

SACRED

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If in composing an image I use all my attention, then this dedication of mine can become devotion. Surrender to experience in absolute harmony is something sacred.
The Eternal Wandering (2020)

FINDING BEAUTY INSIDE NORMALITY

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We found beauty in pain, in violence and perversion. Why shouldn't we also find it in normality?

The Eternal Wandering (2020)

RENEWAL

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The type of creativity that I pursue requires that I move steps into unexplored grounds. The results are never tied to external consent. Only if I pick a fruit of new and diversified sweetness, I have the absolute certainty of not having wasted my time. And this fruit does not necessarily have to be the product of the creative process, but it can very well be revealed as the experience of acquisition itself.
When I grab my camera, I abandon myself to the first rule of my creative goal, which is that of renewal. Whatever the object of my interest might be, I want the creative experience to be renewed in the light of each new day. I don't need to find unusual subjects or extraordinary shooting techniques, but I have to know how to see what surrounds me as if I were seeing it again for the first time, and as the first time I will have to transform it into an image.
Returning periodically to the same locations, confronting the same subjects, with the landscapes of everyday life that we …

BEYOND IDENTIFICATION

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In giving up on the character's narration, eyes open to reality.
The Eternal Wandering (2020)

HOME IN THE GAZE OF A FRIEND

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Feeling at home in the gaze of a friend, in the lightness of his words, in his warm embraces. We can safely continue to err, if we know that home is there with him.

The Eternal Wandering (2020)