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About me

700_000_DSC8662Everybody has his own trip and a story to tell.
This is my trip, and this is my story.
I was born in Gorizia in 1971 and I lived between the sea and the mountains in a place where the contact with nature was easy. Since I was a child, I showed a certain artistic sensibility and ability, which I expressed in drawing and painting. Leafing through the books I was fascinated by the pictures of exotic places, by the novels of explorers and fantastic worlds.
Visiting museums, I was enchanted by the ability and mastery with which those works had been realized, harboring the desire to be able, one day, to produce something similar.
With these feelings in my hart I started a scientific education. I than graduated in Business Administration in Milan, and worked there as a financial analyst with dedication and satisfaction.
Yet something was not going straight: I was not able to express myself completely through numbers. I was missing the romantic side and those numbers were somebody else’s. I didn’t like being a spectator, I wanted to play too.
I left my job and dedicated myself to photography.
It was not something new. Since University I used to take pictures to “record” the places I visited, the persons I liked and the most important moments of my life. But I was also starting to look at shapes and light in a different way.
In 2008 I moved to Tuscany, where I had the chance to attend a workshop by Franco Fontana. I often remember his words and they always have new meanings.
From that moment I started my personal research.
I now live in the region of Massa-Carrara, close to Pietrasanta, a little town in which you can admire the works of the most famous international artists all year long.
My photographs also want to pay tribute to this fantastic territory.

Statement

Everyone of us lives continuous conflicts, more or less deep.
These conflicts often generate wounds, that are opportunities to look inside ourselves, to discover hidden aspects of ourselves and to increase our consciousness.
My photographs constitute a path to rediscover alternatives. It starts from the analysis of these wounds, hidden and crystallised in the unconscious, in the will to overcome them.
Nature and the surrounding matter become mirror of the human spirit putting unconventional attention to details. This way, no well-known shapes appear, favouring approach to the inner dimension.
The liquid element is deeply investigated because of its indeterminateness of shape and its optical ability to distort the reality that it reflects and contains, as hotbed of unlimited possibilities for new life.

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