Nicola Vinci at the hous projects, New York
Ortega y Gasset, 1914, suggested that we must always define human existence as a combination of the individual person and the concrete circumstances of his life: "Yo soy yo y mis circunstancias" ("I am myself and my circumstances"). It is this existentialist concept that resonates throughout Nicola Vinci’s current work. With communication, human relationships and latent religious symbolism at its heart, Vinci focuses his lens on the emotions that emerge over time, seeking the vibration of the late nineteenth century, where people were portrayed in enclosed spaces and stillness and intensity of concentration were paramount. With saturated colors and soft, ambient light, Vinci produces a vividly evocative and painterly quality that expresses his vision of the human condition and the relationshi...
European Photography - Reggio Emilia Human, alltoo HumanOn Wednesday 30th April European Photography meets again in Reggio Emilia. This annual international festival is curated by the art critic Elio Grazioli and promoted by the Municipality of Reggio Emilia.
Umano troppo umano (Human, all too Human) is the title and key theme of this third edition of Fotografia europea, dedicated to the controversial concept of the body, explored in its many and sometimes radically contrasting meanings.
As a result of our multi-disciplinary approach, numerous temporary exhibitions will be organised until 8th June 2008.These will be joined by a calendar of over one hundred events in the opening days from 30th April to 4th May, including lectio magistralis, conversations, seminars, workshops and performances in several places around the city. The photographers, artists and critics invo...