The new Hans Georg Berger exhibition, a must-see

The new Hans Georg Berger exhibition, a must-see

Tommaso Berra · 6 months ago · Photography

Among the most interesting openings scheduled this week is Hans Georg Berger‘s exhibition at 29 Arts in Progress in Milan. “The learning photographer” brings together a selection of thirty black and white photos by the German artist and writer, covering more than 50 years of his career.
The name of the exhibition derives from an anecdote told by Berger himself, in particular from a comment by a Laotian Buddhist abbot who, after observing the photographer for two years, described him as a learning photographer.
This story explains a lot about Berger’s approach to photography, in particular the involvement of the communities, who become the first judges of the shots and thanks to their observations the artist manages to enter the soul of the subjects, extracting their true essence.

The learning photographer” exhibition will open to the public on 8 April, and until 16 July will allow visitors to retrace a career that began in the 1970s, after the artist became involved in the restoration of the Hermitage of Santa Caterina on the Island of Elba. It was here that he came into contact with the French critic Hervé Guibert, and their artistic bond gave substance to Berger’s vision and documentary approach, in search of an intimate and realistic contact with his subjects, expressed through shots of everyday scenes, folded sheets and meditations.

On the occasion of the exhibition, an art book will also be presented, produced by 29 Arts in Progress together with MUSEC (Museo delle Culture di Lugano), which will include contributions from intellectuals and friends of the artist.
To discover the photographs in the exhibition, printed with silver salts on baryta paper, it is necessary to book by writing to [email protected]

Hans Georg Berger | Collater.al
Hans Georg Berger – Lezione di scrittura, 1999
Hans Georg Berger | Collater.al
Hans Georg Berger – L’offerta del novizio, 2005
Hans Georg Berger | Collater.al
Hans Georg Berger – Après le déluge II, 1991
Hans Georg Berger | Collater.al
Hans Georg Berger – Après le déluge I, 1991
Hans Georg Berger | Collater.al
Hans Georg Berger – Vestizione II, 1998
Hans Georg Berger | Collater.al
Hans Georg Berger – L’abbrivio, 1979

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The best astronomy photos of 2022

The best astronomy photos of 2022

Tommaso Berra · 5 days ago · Photography

Space is mysterious and frightening territory, we observe from Earth phenomena that most of the time, unless you are an astronomer or very passionate, cannot be fully explained. Remaining are the fascination of seeing them from afar, observing celestial bodies, night skies and everything that inspires fantastic tales and makes us imagine the presence of other worlds light years away from us.
Some phenomena require patience because they are very slow, others are difficult to witness because they are extemporaneous, all of which makes photographing astronomical phenomena a very difficult task, and each year the best shots are awarded at the Astronomy Photographer of the Year.

3,000 photos entered in 2022 by photographers from 67 countries, including the winning one by photographer Gerald Rhemann, who managed to capture a rare event that made many look up to the sky last December. It was Christmas Day when comet Leonard crossed the sky over Tivoli, Namibia. Rhemann managed to capture the moment before the celestial body was blown away by the solar wind, and the energy-charged shot earned first place in the contest.
For the next 12 months the shot will be on display in London, at the National Maritime Museum, along with the other entries and divided into thematic categories (galaxies, sun, moon, landscapes…).

Foto astronimiche | Collater.al
Foto astronimiche | Collater.al
Foto astronimiche | Collater.al
Foto astronimiche | Collater.al
Foto astronimiche | Collater.al
Foto astronimiche | Collater.al
Foto astronimiche | Collater.al
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InstHunt – The 10 best photos on Instagram this week

InstHunt – The 10 best photos on Instagram this week

Tommaso Berra · 1 week ago · Photography

Every day, on our Instagram profile, we ask you to share with us your most beautiful pictures and photographs.
For this InstHunt collection of this week we have selected your 10 best proposals: @eli_rmn, @erre62, @sara_gram._, @saraperacchia, @defalcotina, @giulia.pissagroia, @teresa_scafa, @izya777, @marco.pasini.photo, @marcocarta87.

Tag @collateral.photo to be selected and published on the next InstHunt.

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Tatiana Cardellicchio stops the motion of nature

Tatiana Cardellicchio stops the motion of nature

Tommaso Berra · 1 week ago · Photography

Photography, when it wants to convey universal emotions, has more strength when it is shared with other people from its earliest stages. Tatiana Cardellicchio owes much to meeting and collaborating with other creatives, who have inspired her, reinforcing an already clear idea of art that is enhanced when seen as a whole and not as individual shots.
There is often a human figure in Tatiana Cardellicchio’s photos, isolated in the world in a moment of pause, in which the perpetual motion of life seems to have been interrupted in favor of a more meditative relationship with nature and the elements that make it up.

The sea becomes a kind of baptismal water, the blades of grass in the meadow instead the perfect surface in which to abandon the body, often of a young woman, which does not impose its silhouette in the landscape but adapts to the rocks or the stool left in the corner of the room.
With a career as a photo retoucher and photo editor, the shots on the photographer’s Instagram profile show a more intimate look in which enhancing the plasticity of the body is a mission, as is blurring the edges between the human figure and nature, in a game of participation in the natural cycle that it is easy to want to be a part of.

Tatiana Cardellicchio | Collater.al
Tatiana Cardellicchio | Collater.al
Tatiana Cardellicchio | Collater.al
Tatiana Cardellicchio | Collater.al
Tatiana Cardellicchio | Collater.al
Tatiana Cardellicchio | Collater.al

A Tatiana Cardellicchio’s shot will be at Collater.al Photography 2022.

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Bodies in the wild in Lisa Strautmann’s photos

Bodies in the wild in Lisa Strautmann’s photos

Giulia Guido · 1 week ago · Photography

The balance between the human figure and the landscape is the key to Lisa Strautmann‘s shots. Born in 1988, Lisa Strautmann is a German photographer who has had a different path than many of her colleagues. In fact, she has earned no less than two degrees, neither of them in the arts or photography: the first in physical education and the second in psychology. 

Her course of study, however, led her to have the approach she has today to the photographic medium and the subjects she shoots. We almost always see one or more figures in the center of the composition, naked, in unnatural and contrived poses. All around are the colors of nature, from the bright green of the grass to the clear blue of the sky. 

With these images, Lisa Strautmann manages to merge her being an adult, feminist woman with a deep love for nature and the connection humans can make with it. 

Discover more of Lisa Strautmann’s work on her website and Instagram profile

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