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BARBIERI, Olivo (Carpi, 1954)Site specific_MODENA 08

Bologna,  Damiani 2009 - Prima edizione (First Edition)

Volume published on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Galleria Civica di Modena, May 17-July 12, 2009. Interview by Angela Vettese with Olivo Barbieri. Text by Antonello Frongia. Color photographs and black-and-white illustrations. Biography. Italian and English edition.

Cm 30x25,  pp. 96 Rilegato (hardback)  Molto buono (Very Good)

Aboard a helicopter, suspended between three hundred and five hundred feet in the air, he plays tricks on the world's best-known cityscapes. According to the New York Times, he is a photographer capable of looking at the Big Apple through the eyes of King Kong and photographing Las Vegas as a contemporary, alienating Egyptian landscape. Just as he is able to make ancient ruins dialogue with each other with the surrounding modern urban context, delivering to the viewer a surprising and imaginary portrait of the metropolis of Rome. The site-specific_Modena 08 exhibition is held in Modena. The project is carried out specifically on the Temple area of the city, and was created as part of a redevelopment project of the neighborhood