Since February 2020, the Coronavirus has been expanding all across the world, provoking international lock-downs and mobility restrictions and pushing citizens into isolation. From IDE, we want like to share the work of Filippo Venturi, who has been documenting the domestic isolation he is living in an intimate photographic diary of his family, with hisContinua a leggere “Eclipse”
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These weeks’ sneak peeks: Home, connection, strength
As we are fast approaching the opening of the #identitydialogueseurope exhibition, we are excited to present works by some of the photographers and visual artists represented in the coming exhibition. These past two weeks, we have highlighted works from four different authors in our social media sites. Now we want to dig deeper and open a reflectionContinua a leggere “These weeks’ sneak peeks: Home, connection, strength”
Reflections on European History and Actuality
Reflections on European history and actuality related to the reconstruction of European identity, based on photographer’s submissions for the Identity Dialogues Europe project. What comes to your mind when you think about Europe? Do you perceive it as a continent bonded through common struggles and traditions? Or maybe as a land of opportunity forContinua a leggere “Reflections on European History and Actuality”
Ana Amado wins the Open Call!
The audience has voted for their favourite photo: ‘Fraternal socialist kiss between Lyudmila Brezhnev and Erica Honecker. 1979’ by Ana Amado. The jury pre-selected it among the finalists for its powerful recreation of a historical moment to point out the yet present imbalance between men and women when we speak of leadership positions. The imageContinua a leggere “Ana Amado wins the Open Call!”
Image (4/4) by Chiara Fabbro
Dimitri was born as a boy in the small village of Skála Sikaminéas, in the Greek island of Lesvos, and at the age of 14 told her parents she was a girl. She struggled to be accepted throughout her life, and experienced tough times, as living in a mental institution during her childhood, and yearsContinua a leggere “Image (4/4) by Chiara Fabbro”
Image (3/4) Frijke Coumans
How do you think the image relates to these 3 keywords: Identity, Dialogues and Europe. This photo was made in a castle in Italy. For me it raises many questions about our European identity. The glittery pillowcase envelops what only serves as stuffing. The flag stripped of all its meaning serves exclusively as an aestheticContinua a leggere “Image (3/4) Frijke Coumans”
Image (2/4) by Mattia Marzorati
Mattia Marzorati Context of the project: On 17th November 1989 the Head of State Todor Zivkov got expelled from the Bulgarian Communist Party. Bulgaria was thus on its way to the first democratic elections after almost half a century of Stalinist regime. Thirty years later the country is facing an unprecedented demographic crisis that isContinua a leggere “Image (2/4) by Mattia Marzorati”
Image (1/4) by Ana Amado
© Ana Amado Project title: “Lideresas (Female Leaders)” project by Ana Amado (2018-19) The enormous inequality between men and women, specially in positions of responsibility and leadership, remains overwhelming. Great strides have been made, but much remains to be done. This imbalance becomes even more evident in the older women, especially those over 65, theContinua a leggere “Image (1/4) by Ana Amado”
2 more days to participate in the open call!
In less than 2 days the call will close and we encourage all young photographers out there to participate! We have received more than 650 images already from across all Europe, images of all kinds of styles: portraits, landscape, still lives, documentary series and much more. Have a look to some of them to getContinua a leggere “2 more days to participate in the open call!”
Reconstruction of Identities: Online
The #RIO Project is now online. Many thanks to our partners – Creative Europe, Copenhagen Photo Festival, Comune Di Savignano Sul Rubicone, Ad Hoc, and NOOR for their great input and creativity. Be sure to see what we are doing on Instagram @reconstructionofidentities and Twitter @rioproject_eu.