Home – Where can it be found? Has it ever been? Did it once exist in an unscathed state? Or has it always been a longing, a shimmering reflection of light in the shards of fragility lying before us, in the cracks of unsustainable dreams of bliss and salvation? Landscapes of destroyed matter are visible in the photo series “Zuhause” by Émilie Delugeau. The intact, the surface has shattered, forming the natural shapes of the impact of uncontrollable force.
“Skyglow” refers to the glow of the night sky, caused by artificial lights, which is the reason for the disappearance of stars from the lives of billions of people. The English term gives the title to Francesco Del Conte’s solo exhibition and encompasses two new photo series – 16 shots of the starry sky and photographs of “Photo Optical Measuring Tools”. The exhibition moves at the intersection of contemporary art, astronomy, and environmental science, questioning the photographic medium by examining, in a two-part event in collaboration with the Planetarium South Tyrol, the effects of light pollution on sky observation and the impacts on the physiology of humans, animals, and plants.
“Impossible Horizon” is the first exhibition in Italy of Ewa and Jacek Doroszenko – a Polish duo of intermedia artists. In their latest works (photographs, sound installations, photographic objects, videos), the Doroszenko duo deals with a classic theme in art – landscape. To better understand the causes of the current environmental crisis, the artists look at the history of the Western tradition of landscape painting, in which the concept of natural landscape was defined according to the dominant worldview – as a detached component, outside the subject. In their works, Ewa and Jacek Doroszenko aim to question the separation between the issue – the observer – and the separated environment.
Exhibition: Reverse Gazes – Carmine Auricchio, Pia Deppermann, Sophie Krause, Luca Piscopo feat. Haley Morris-Cafiero
Reverse Gazes is the inaugural edition of the exhibition series JOINTS, curated by Eva Leitolf and Giulia Cordin (Studio Image of the Faculty of Design and Arts | unibz) and Jeva Griskjane (Foto Forum). It showcases photographs by renowned US artist Haley Morris-Cafiero and multimedia works by upcoming artists Carmine Auricchio, Pia Deppermann, Sophie Krause, and Luca Piscopo. The group exhibition reflects contemporary conflicts of values within the patriarchal system in the technologized age of media manipulation, thereby opening up new perspectives on alternative life models for a more equal and independent coexistence.
Starting from the autobiographical experience, in Please, don’t ever come down, Zanin explores the father-daughter relationship through the metaphor of the falcon with its prey. It is a poetic tale of legacies, evolutions, and metamorphosis that delves into blood and familial bonds, dreamlike and imaginary connections and the relationship between man and animal.
French-Dominican artist and photographer Karla Hiraldo Voleau investigates notions of intimacy, love and gender representation, combining (auto-) fictional and non-fictional elements between photographic and written storytelling.
Curated by: Mila Palm, Nicolò Degiorgis From a collection of: Mila Palm A book by: Rorhof Exhibition Design: Flaim Prünster Architekten Opening: 12.4.2023, 7 p.m. Exhibition: 13.4. – 6.5.2023 Finissage & Book Presentation: 6 May 2023, 10 a.m. Gehfotografen, literally…
About 350 bunkers were built before the outbreak of the Second World War along the border between Italy and Austria, on the disputed territory of South Tyrol. A huge system of fortifications was decommissioned by the army in 1993. In a preview for Foto Forum Bolzano, the photographer presents a selection of 31 photographs taken in South Tyrol between 2018 and 2021.
Foto Forum Bolzano presents Stanze by Viviane Sassen, an exhibition bringing together images from – Flamboya, Parasomnia, Pikin Slee, Umbra and Of Mud and Lotus.
Works from different chapters in the artist’s oeuvre intertwine in configurations prompted by affinity of shapes, colours and oneiric atmospheres; the gallery walls are each a self-contained visual poem, a stanza in which the images are words and sequences have their own distinct rhythm.
For many years I have tried to narrate a valley where I was born and where I’ve spent a lot of time since when I was a child even if I grow up in a big city like Milano. This valley is a place that I loved and hated, a place I’m tied to by an emotional link that involves me, my father passed away when I was fifteen and my mother disappeared few years ago.
Opening: Schaufenster 24.9.22, 11am @BAW – Bolzano Art Weeks 2022 One of the rarest kinds of marble in the world is found in the town of Lasa in South Tyrol. Still to this day it is only mined from a…
It is simply about a key providing access to a universe. About preventing us from becoming blind and indifferent, about keeping our senses alert. About the simple, generous gift to a world that is capable of unfolding itself as soon as we know how to attach ourselves to it, that is to say, to pay attention. Christian Cajoulle writing on Léonie Hampton work
Silvia De Giorgi is an artist and photographer who lives and works between Bolzano, Italy and Oslo, Norway. In her practice, she frequently explores the relationship between people, landscapes and memories. Her works are based on her own experiences of the natural environment and are often connected to the landscapes of South Tyrol, her home region, as well as to locations visited on journeys abroad.
Opening: 22.2.2022, 7 pm Exhibition: 23.2. – 26.3.2022 A Sensitive Education explores, through the figure of bird educator Tristan Plot, the possibilities of empathy between different natural species. The narrative, far from being a naturalist documentation, is rather focused…
The photographs of Perckhammer (1895-1965) are the same time a subjective account an individual destiny and a valuable historical documentation of time and space. Half a century after his death, in a kiosk in South Tyrol, Ingrid Hora (born 1976) finds a yellowed postcard depicting a colourful collage. Intrigued, she decides to find out more about who took the picture and discovers Perckhammer’s rich body of work.
Zizola’s sea is a sea of subtraction, in which signs, analogies and things that recall other things emerge. The sea becomes sky and thus becomes a constellation that refers to archetypes at the origin of time.
Drawings, human figures, ancient representations, signs in the night, distant images of a powerful nature in close contact with man all appear in his photos.
Exhibition + Event: Gordon Matta Clark, Dan Graham, Zoe Leonard, Michael Schmidt, Thomas Struth – Like Chewing Gum on Asphalt, Crossing the City in three Acts
Exhibition at Foto Forum with works by Gordon Matta Clark, Dan Graham, Zoe Leonard, Michael Schmidt, Thomas Struth from Antonio Dalle Nogare’s private collection, curated by Nicolò Degiorgis. The collaboration between Foto Forum, Bolzanism Museum and Fondazione Antonio Dalle Nogare aims to (re)discover the city of Bolzano, diving deep into the world of analog photography.
There are few countries in Europe where such deeply entrenched stereotypes of women are as widespread as in Italy. Young women in skimpy costumes and heavy make-up have been lasciviously dancing their way through the evening TV program for the past 65 years or so, and only rare exceptions among them have not had cosmetic surgery. The mother is an icon yet on average a woman is murdered every three days in this land of cavaliers and charmers, most often by her intimate partner.
Così fan tutti. 1974 – 1983 is a widespread exhibition that presents two unpublished series of portraits from the private archives of Giusi D’Orsi and Jean-Pierre Maurer, which were shot between the seventies and eighties as part of the famous advertising campaign Bevo Jägermeister perché. Over the span of over ten years, the commercial communication of herbal liqueur has published over 1500 portraits of ordinary people with ironic headlines in national periodicals.
Online Opening on facebook: 10.11.2020, 7 pm Exhibition: We will keep you up to date, currently closed Curated by: Stefano Riba “Koloko Street” shows for the first time images inside the Silver Hills security estate in the province of Gauteng…