Graduates of the IED Turin Photography Course tell the city through the images gathered in the exhibition I am here. Metamorphosis Bureau. The works can be admired until 30 September 2022 under the arcades of Piazza San Carlo.
The exhibition is the first stage of a workshop on the city of Turin involving the students of the European Institute of Design in a three-year project, in partnership with Gallerie d’Italia – Turin, Intesa Sanpaolo photography museum.
Paola Zinidirector of IED Turin, declared: “The extraordinary path that the School has undertaken with Gallerie d’Italia and Intesa Sanpaolo constitutes, for the students, an important opportunity to test yourself with an exceptional client. This first result allowed graduates of the Photography Course to compete with an ambitious project in the heart of the Piedmontese capital. An opportunity that constitutes a solid basis for their professional future ».
Triennial Course in Photography IED Turin: the open air exhibition
I am here. Metamorphosis Bureau therefore brings together a selection of twenty-six photographs taken by twenty-one studentsgraduates of the Three-year Course in Photography aa2021 / 22. The curatorship, the selection of the photographs and the texts are by Giulia Ticozzicourse coordinator, who followed the students together with the teachers Antonio La Grotta and Matteo Balduzzi.
The result are images that highlight different aspects that tell the territory and its inhabitants. Different photographic languages chosen by the students: from still-life to set portrait, from fashion photography to photography of the territory, from digital manipulation of the image to reportage.
Telling the territory through photography
The works on display in I am here. Metamorphosis Bureau are of: Andrea Abello, Roberta Angelillo, Valentina Arba, Eleonora Bosio, Marco Chirio, Josè Constantin, Beatrice Contucci Quintani, Emanuele Cozzarolo, Aurora Demichelis, Viviana Deorsola, Enrica Fiore, Lorenzo Foglio, Matteo Giovinazzo, Marco Guastella, Erika Mazzei, Lucrezia Maria Nebbia, Valerio Rubicondo, Nicolas Salsotto, Michele Saponara, Alberto Scarfò, Lorenzo Valente, graduates of the IED Turin Course in Photography ay 2021/22.
Among the works, One by Andrea Abello investigates how globalization, through large commercial chains, has an impact on the center of Turin. Hidden Turin is the project with which Roberta Angelillo talks about some of the personalities of the Turin LGBTQI community.
Again, Valentina Arba, with Cròtaembarks on a journey into the social fabric of the city of Turin, through the “cellars” of its inhabitants, “cròte” in Piedmontese. A. 2.2-3 it is the work with which Viviana De Orsola explores the relationship between transcendence and matter, essential for religious and spiritual life. Architectures, sculptures, paintings, frescoes and objects show this ancestral relationship, very much alive in the historic center of Turin.
All projects can be consulted on the site sonoqui.ied.itwhich collects all the works of the twenty-one students, divided into four thematic sections navigable through a map of the city: Places, People, Objects and Spirituality.