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!
Photo: “Crowded Loneliness” – © Marco Ristuccia
Among the huge crowd,
You’re born alone,
You die alone.
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
, is useful to me. I print digital because it gives me more creative freedom
. I hate religions, I pursue my visions
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Photo: “Around #21: Prickly Pear” – @ Marco Ristuccia
New entry for my long-term project “Around”
, around a prickly pear in Sicily.
In project “Around” multiple points of view are put together in a single image. Several segments of space and time collapse into a complex-layered unit, just like an entire movie that would have been taken by turning around the subject and fixated on one frame. This creates a dense stratification of detail and gives the viewer a richer and deeper dimension to explore, while maintaining the power of visual synthesis that photography offers in respect to cinematography.
Photo: a child is playing on a swing hanged on the remains of an immigrants’ boat. – © Marco Ristuccia
I’m very proud to have received an honourable mention
at Moscow International Foto Awards
with this photograph called High Hopes of Immigration
You can read more about this photograph by clicking here and here.