“MAKE IT NEW”

“MAKE IT NEW” (Ezra Pound – 1885–1972) This phrase, so to speak, refers to Ezra Pound’s modernist imperative in his eponymous 1934 collection of essays. This ‘slogan’ urges the writer to create from the material of the artwork that is distinctly innovative. The idea behind this ‘slogan’ is, for me, fully desirable in photography.

[paths…]

[paths…]: [I like the roads, the paths … maybe I have a wandering soul…of not having a time to leave, nor to arrive … I like the straights, but I don’t dislike the curves … is the fate of those who come and go… of those who will arrive and leave… of those who likeContinue reading “[paths…]”

[sale of my photobook RURAIS in Curitiba, PR-Brazil]

Sale of my photobook RURAIS in Curitiba, PR-Brazil: at PORTFÓLIO SCHOOL OF PHOTOGRAPHY – Rua Alberto Folloni, 634 A – Centro Cívico. Physically and, soon, through the Portfólio bookstore website. Venda de meu livro de fotografias RURAIS em Curitiba, PR-Brasil: na ESCOLA PORTFÓLIO de FOTOGRAFIA – Rua Alberto Folloni, 634 A – Centro Cívico. FisicamenteContinue reading “[sale of my photobook RURAIS in Curitiba, PR-Brazil]”

{what can you control?}

“A stoic approach – no matter how skilled you are at photography or art, whether you’re going to become famous or rich or renowned is beyond your control.What can you control?The commitment and ambition you put to increase your creative and artistic productions” (ERIC KIM)

[place and memory in photography: the beauty of time; the passage of time]

The great US photographer William Christenberry (1936-2016) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Christenberry) once said (https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2010/oct/03/myth) -manners-and-memory-review): “I don’t want my work to be thought of in terms of nostalgia. It’s a matter of place and sense of place. I’m not looking back with nostalgia for the past, but for the beauty of time and the passage of time.” IContinue reading “[place and memory in photography: the beauty of time; the passage of time]”