Why fund it?
The collection will serve on the book whose printing and distribution will be handled by the publishing house Silvana Editoriale Spa.
I would like my photographs to express the sense of order, peace and beauty inherent in everything around me, creating images that can provide a pleasant sense of contentment which reaches the soul of the beholder and lifts him or her spiritually, morally and intellectually. Sometimes I use the extraordinary scenery offered by nature, sometimes I prefer the grace of art created by man, whether in the form of a statue, painting, or architecture.
The choice of subjects is dictated by the emotion that they evoke in me, the geometric composition that they occupy in space and by the quality of light that surrounds them.
I pause long enough to get in tune with the subject mentally recreating the image of what I want to shoot. I prefer natural light, the natural light of an environment — especially indoors, generous with contrasts of light and shadow, creating magical effects and extraordinary visual sensations — even if this sometimes means not quantifying the waiting time for one shot, waiting for the right light that often lasts only brief moments.
I am certain that I have acquired this method out of the need to escape the hustle and bustle of every day that sets the pace of every action way too fast for a reflective mind. I am looking for more simplicity, more balance and more harmony.
With the passage of time, achieving greater awareness, I increasingly feel the desire to tell stories through images, to take on more intricate projects for which research and planning is necessary.
Taking care of the prints of my photographs myself is the most practical aspect of attention and care, but it is also what gives me greater satisfaction and provides a sense of completion of a job that fulfils my needs. For this purpose it is necessary to apply rigorous discipline and a good dose of patience.
I find inspiration in the art of Josef Sudek, André Kertész, Henri Cartier-Bresson, masters of black and white, huge poets who with their images have been able to inspire artists and enchant the eyes of countless people.