What to See at Fotografia Europea 2016The 11th edition of the Fotografia Europea international festival of photography promises to be one of the biggest and best yet, with a program of exhibitions, conferences, performances, educational initiatives, and other events taking place throughout the Municipality of Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy from May 6 through July 10, 2016.
The theme of Fotografia Europea 2016, “The Via Emilia. Roads, Journeys, Borders,” is focused on the topic of roads, starting from what the curators of the festival describe as “the major Roman road that runs ‘from the river to the sea’” and extending to “the byways of the world, the places of transit, and borders in today’s society.”
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Klaus Kinold - An architect photographing architectureKlaus Kinold is one of the most famous, contemporary architecture photographers. He has documented the buildings of many major architects from Frank Lloyd Wright to Herzog & de Meuron and from Alvar Aalto to Frank O. Gehry. Several protagonists in the field of architecture chose him as their favourite photographer as they felt that he could best convey their work.
Kinold, born in 1939 in Essen, is a fully trained architect - and that is the key to appreciating his work. From his teacher, Egon Eiermann, he learnt how to analyse architectural problems in a clear and matter-of-fact way and to achieve a precision in design which he has transferred to his photographs. "I want to show architecture in its unadulterated form," is his guiding principle. His photographs, in most cases commissions, are unflinchingl...