New vision for TPA

If there is one thing that has been of particular concern to me for some time, as an artist and citizen of this changing world, it is the influence of social medias and technologies in our lives and how they distort our relation to reality and time. 

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Pulling Our Heads out of the Water

Yesterday I came across this black and white photograph of two young lovers kissing in a park. During the 3.46 seconds in which my eyes were focused on the image, the sharp contrast and the cinematographic setting seemed familiar. I guess it was one of those iconic images I had encountered thousands of times, or a copy of it. But I still can’t recall where it came from or who was the author.

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Andrea Modica : The Mindfulness of Analog Photography

In a recent episode of the podcast A Small Voice, Ben Smith met with American photographer Andrea Modica and discussed the potential of portrait photography to be a bridge of communication with her subject. We might not always have the key to know the exact parameters of the production context of an image, but sometimes — even in non-documentary photography — the strength of the work relies on the story and in the process that led to it rather than just the result.

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