CRISTIANO GODANO: BACK TO LIVE SHOWS… TO SAVE THE MUSIC

We have to work hard to get the music re-started after the pandemic tsunami. Cristiano Godano’s live show (a new book and CD presentation featuring Giancarlo Onorato in truth) at RIDE Festival in Milan was the right time to return to sharing music but also to seriously reflect on the future that awaits music and art: without an adequate support from politics, in fact, it will be very difficult to plan new events. Music feeds on live vibrations and cannot be reduced to an online streaming phenomenon. The prevailing carelessness can only be overcome close to the stage, experiencing again the magic exchange between the artist and his audience. No likes needed, just love, people, notes and… frames! The beat goes on!  

ZUIKO 75MM F1.8 REVIEW IN OLYMPUS PASSION


In the Olympus Passion July 2020 issue you can find my article on Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens with frames of crime-writer and playwright Sam Millar, Grammy awarded trumpeter Leon Kid Chocolate Brown, guitarist and singer Dave Blenkhorn, Black Lives Matter protest and more. ENJOY!

BLACK LIVES MATTER IN MILAN

Across the Atlantic Ocean but in reverse… Beyond the words of essayist Paul Gilroy and artist Johny Pitts, the Black Lives Matter movement shouts <STOP Police Violence… STOP Racism>. In Milan as in Minneapolis. Black and white frames that leave the beauty of the melting pot in my mind… Time ago Italian the band Almamegretta sang “Athena was black”… Today it’s right to remember our common history so as not to make mistakes again. (All shots taken with Olympus OM-D E-M5 + Zuiko 17mm f21.8 + Zuiko 75mm f1.8)

SAM MILLAR

Some b&w portraits taken in Milan of Belfast crime writer and playwright Sam Millar. The whole photographic session was played on the balance between lights and shadows, as in a thriller. Thanks Sam, see you soon! (All frames taken at Libreria Linea d’ombra, January 29, 2020 with Olympus OM-D E-M5 + Zuiko 75mm f1.8)

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

The photographer’s militant arm to support Black Lives Matter (Milan, June 2020)

“WINTER MIDSUMMER” PROJECT IN “CIEL VARIABLE”

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My Winter Midsummer – Milan during covid-19 photo project (in collaboration with Artespressione and Matteo Pacini) in Canadian Art Photo Médias Culture magazine Ciel Variable. ENJOY!

F/50 NEW PHOTO PROJECT

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An unusual and exciting photo challenge launched by fellow Peter Barton: Photographers Favourite Pictures. ENJOY!

ARTESPRESSIONE PRESENTS MATTEO CESCHI’S “WINTER MIDSUMMER” PROJECT

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HI FOLKS, with my Winter Midsummer (Milan during Covid-19) photo essay a new collaboration starts with Paula Nora Seegy’s Artespressione Gallery, Milan. The project’s curator is Matteo Pacini who is following it as it develops.

ENJOY!

FREE DOWNLOAD: WINTER MIDSUMMER – MATTEO CESCHI – ENG

F/50 “TREES”

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New f/50 International Photography Collective project with Steve Coleman, Keith Goldstein and Peter Barton! TREES… to look at in a moment when you can not go out much…

SEE: “TREES”

I JOKE, AND JOKE…

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A photographer. A compact Leica. A house in the Marais, Paris. A musician-writer. The mountains of Morocco. A mask, one of the many masks of contemporary times. A vision: a comics character nominated at the 2020 Academy Awards. This is how the visual project “I JOKE, AND JOKE” was born.

FREE DOWNLOAD: I JOKE, AND JOKE