Forced Introspection

Matching articles intended for to an abstract photographic series allowed me to explore my own lock-down experience and its impact on my photography practice.

This series is to be understood as an emotional flow; I not only wonder about my intimate relationship with photography practice but also how this research can manifest itself if related to a common discomfort. This second triptych reflects the collective character of the Italian community in the UK that I have been observing via social and offline; to seek abstraction, new ways of observing, and finding new meanings for household objects has proved to be the way to visually interpret the conversation with psychologists; at the same time, I challenged myself and found a way to tell this experience by creating a photoshoot “safe” for me and for others. Overall, this triptych can be understood as a momentary encounter between fine art tension and useful communication to all, leading us directly to the central question: what role does art play at this time? The discourse of the social utility of art touches all the moments of the history of the arts: from the frescoes of Giotto that served to tell the illiterate people the biblical events, we can trace a long question mark that runs through the centuries, leaving us in inheritance the reflections and the strong actions of the leading-edge art