Exhibition and jury member

I’m really happy to participate as jury member and guest exhibitor in this beautiful Sicilian photographic competition. The selected participants’ photographs will be exhibited at the Civic Theater during the famous Infiorata di Noto.

On this occasion my project The Sacred and the Profane, realized in Palermo during the celebration of the city’s patron Santa Rosalia, will be presented in a solo exhibition.

I hope to meet all of you there!

Event: 1° Edition of the Photographic Award “Noto fior di Foto”
Where: Civic Theater of Noto, Noto (Sicily, Italy)
When: 19-21 May 2017
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/notofiordifoto
Web Site: http://notofiordifoto.it

New story: “O Tannenbaum” (with music)

O Tannenbaum | by Marco Ristuccia


O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree,
Your branches green delight us!
They are green when summer days are bright,
They are green when winter snow is white.
O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree,
Your branches green delight us!
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Publication in “European Photography” magazine

I’m thrilled to be part of the current special “anniversary edition n.100” of the semestral magazine European Photography.

I’m in with my shot High hopes of immigration!

A small tribute to photographic film

Photograph: "A small tribute to photographic film" - © Marco Ristuccia

Photograph: “A small tribute to photographic film” – © Marco Ristuccia

I’m cutting as usual the strips of black-and-white photographic film developed yesterday. I then scan and store them in transparent sleeves. It’s a slow and methodical ritual, which culminates in the ever renewed surprise to discover the shots’ details on my computer monitor. I don’t make analog prints anymore, I am a lover of hybrid techniques: I shoot on film because the process, slow and thoughtful, is useful to me. I print digital because it gives me more creative freedom. I hate religions, I pursue my visions. Continue reading