Monica Allende // GETXO photo 2019

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Jan Hoek Elena Rebecca Rivolta: Hello Monica, GETXOPHOTO is under your artistic direction since 2017, what can you tell us about this journey together? Monica Allende: It has been an extraordinary collaboration based on a shared objective to learn from each other and evolve previous experiential and curatorial formats. From the beginning, we decided to […]

Marina Paulenka // UNSEEN Amsterdam 2019

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Taraco, 2018 © Izumi Miyazaki // Fotogalleri Vasli Souza Giangiacomo Cirla: Hello Marina, we start with an obligatory question concerning your new role of Artistic Director of UNSEEN. How’s it going? Marina Paulenka: Well, as I expected, it’s very exciting and I’m delighted to have been selected to take over this important role and the […]

Alfredo De Stefano

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Giangiacomo Cirla: Hello Alfredo, It’s never easy to start an interview with a person so involved in contermporary artistic dynamics as you are. I’d like to talk with you on may issues and I think the best solution is to start and then see where the conversation will end up. So, I ask you what […]

Art Stays Festival

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Giangiacomo Cirla: Art Stays Festival 2019, entitled FUTURE, is coming with a focus on projects that are offering various interpretation of our near future. After the previous editions, when you investigate climate changes, political conflicts, and social and economic differences, you are going to find an answer to the question that everybody is afraid to […]

Aapo Huhta

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Giangiacomo Cirla: Tell me about your first approach to photography, what brings you to this medium? Aapo Huhta: I was born in a small village in the middle of Finland and had a strong urge to leave the place when I finished school there. I applied for the University of Helsinki to study to become […]

The Phair

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Giangiacomo Cirla: The Phair seems to be one of the Italian most interesting new events in the field of Contemporary Photography, can you tell me more about this project? What will be the main features? The Phair: The Phair – a neologism that is a manifesto, synthesis of Photography and Fair – will be an […]

Sara Naim

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Sara Naim (b. 1987, London) is a Syrian visual artist who grew up between Dubai and London. She received her MFA in Fine Art Media at The Slade School of Fine Art, London (2014) and completed her Bachelors in Photography from London College of Communication (2010). Through visualizing micro-formations, Sara’s practice dissects how proportion shapes […]

Christto & Andrew

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Traditional ideas about photography are continually being challenged with the incorporation of new tools and methods, including widespread uses of appropriation and performance, paving the way for radical changes in how we conceive of this art form. Christto & Andrew are part of an artistic movement bent on toppling long held stodgy structures. After receiving […]

Julien Kelly

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Julien Kelly-Gross is a twenty-one year old photographer currently living and working in Los Angeles. Julien has been photographing LA’s growing music scene since early 2012 but has recently changed focus and is now working in a social documentary mode, photographing the people and environments that are provided to him. Before moving back to Los Angeles, […]

Shane Rocheleau

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Shane Rocheleau was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts in 1977.  He received his BA (1999) in Psychology and English from St. Michael’s College in Vermont, a Post-Baccalaureate Cerificate (2005) in Fine Art from Maryland Institute College of Art, and his MFA (2007) in Photography and Film from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).  He has taught photography as […]