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Author Archive: Walter Borghisani

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Cover of the book I Saw the Air Fly

BOOK REVIEW: I Saw The Air Fly by Sirkhane Darkroom

Mardin is a city in southeastern Turkey, capital of the province of the same name. The Syrian territory opens up to the south of the province of Mardin. Its population is very heterogeneous and includes Arabs, Assyrians and Kurds. But above all refugees from the nearby war zones of Armenia, Iraq and, last in order
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Lab27: a place for meeting, discussion, study, training, exposure for photography

Every time I log into my smartphone I can’t help but think about how useful technology is but, at the same time, how easy it is to misuse it. At least questionable. Every time I access social networks I think about how essential it is to communicate but how it has become alienating to do
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Location: Italy, Online, Treviso Type: ,

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BOOK REVIEW: Steel Town by Stephen Shore

Stephen Shore is considered one of the most significant photographers of our time. Having approached photography at the age of only six, then influenced by the work of Walker Evans, he managed to attract attention to himself at the age of fourteen, when his work was purchased by Edward Steichen for the collection of the
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Photography Museum Days 2021

PHmuseum is a curated platform created in 2012 focused on finding innovative ways to display photography and to engage, educate, and connect. PHmuseum has an online exhibition (first launched in 2013) and an online education component (the first lesson was launched in 2017; today its program goes from portfolio reviews, to workshops and masterclasses). It
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Book Review: Napoli Nord / Case Rom by Vincenzo Pagliuca

Vincenzo Pagliuca is a 40-year-old documentary photographer from southern Italy. In 2010, after graduating from the University of Naples with a degree in economics, he chose to focus full time on photography. Pagliuca’s photography focuses on the landscape/architecture relationship and on the relationship between human beings and housing structures. He finds rural and suburban environments
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Book Review: A Place of Our Own by Iris Hassid

The Israeli territory is a region full of differences and contrasts which have always attracted the attention of Iris Hassid, a photographer from Tel Aviv who focuses her work on long-term projects related to identity, culture and the representation of a female viewpoint from different social backgrounds. In A Place of Our Own, Iris Hassid
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Trieste Photo Days 2020

  Italy is a country that has a unique artistic tradition and a photographic tradition perhaps not at the same level as some European countries but, nevertheless, interesting and rapidly growing in terms of quality and public. Trieste is an Italian city that has a unique architecture and history involving Latin, Greek, Germanic, Jewish and
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Book Review: Crown Ditch & The Prairie Castle by Kyler Zeleny

“Some use empty or banal to describe the prairies, I use the term sublimely banal. The writer and prairie son Wallace Stegner once called the emptiness of space on the prairies “almost frighteningly total.” The place I grew up could be argued to be the last ‘proving ground’ of colonial settlement, as such, it is
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Book Review: American Psyche: The Unlit Cave by George Elsasser

America Walt Whitman, 1819 – 1892 Centre of equal daughters, equal sons, All, all alike endear’d, grown, ungrown, young or old, Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich, Perennial with the Earth, with Freedom, Law and Love, A grand, sane, towering, seated Mother, Chair’d in the adamant of Time. American Psyche: The Unlit Cave is a
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Book Review: Reconciliation by S. Billie Mandle

Appearances can be deceiving at times. Often. S. Billie Mandle’s book, speaking of faith, confirms this. But I do not want to deceive you and deceive me on the grounds of a single creed, which would make this work too partial: the faith I am talking about is anthropological; it is a condition that we
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