Villa Borghese turns into an open-air museum

Villa Borghese turns into an open-air museum

Emanuele D'Angelo · 1 month ago · Art

The “Back to the nature” exhibition, curated by Costantino D’Orazio, is back for its second edition, transforming Villa Borghese into an open-air museum.

As in the first edition, inaugurated by “State of Matter”, an installation curated by Andreco, this year the theme of the bond between man and nature will remain at the heart of the exhibition project. After having been distant again for so long, now is the time to reconnect with it, thinking of “nature as art”.

Also see: “State of Matter”, Andreco’s installation at Villa Borghese

An exhibition that will transform Villa Borghese, the fourth largest public park in Rome, into an open-air museum, where contemporary art will merge and enter into harmony with nature.
The artists involved are Loris Cecchini, Leandro Erlich, Giuseppe Gallo, Marzia Migliora, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Pietro Ruffo, Tomas Saraceno, Marinella Senatore and the Accademie di Aracne and the exhibition is on view through July 25.

 
 
 
 
 
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The exhibition mainly involves the Parco dei Daini and the Piazza di Siena area with a series of works that invite visitors to rediscover the garden spaces in a contemporary way.

From the spectacular installation by Leandro Erlich, who plays on the thin line between possible and impossible to the elements by Loris Cecchini that embrace and multiply the branches of a tree, up to Marinella Senatore who has designed a platform on which to perform: Villa Borghese will be transformed into an even more unique place.

A place where visitors will experience the correspondence between the contemporary sign, the architecture of the park and the plants that inhabit it.

Marinella Senatore
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Regina’s surreal and nostalgic photography

Regina’s surreal and nostalgic photography

Giulia Guido · 6 days ago · Photography

We are so used to digital photography that when we are confronted with analogue shots with in-camera effects, we are amazed and hypnotised. This is what happened to us when we discovered Regina‘s photographs on Instagram as @wasitapril
Regina is a young 24-year-old girl, born in Seefeld, Austria, who moved to Paris less than a year ago, where she has been able to develop and cultivate her creativity and passion for photography. 

Regina started shooting about two years ago with a Canon AL-1, and since then her love for both Canon cameras and especially for analogue photography has only grown. 

Although she is not a professional photographer, a quick glance at her work is enough to see its potential. Regina lives by experimenting, creating effects directly on camera or by using natural elements such as shadows, light or water. Whether colourful or black and white, her work always has a surreal atmosphere and a nostalgic, melancholic feel. 

We’re sure we’ll hear from Regina again soon, but in the meantime, check out some of her shots below and follow her on Instagram

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InstHunt Special Edition – Flowers

InstHunt Special Edition – Flowers

Giordana Bonanno · 4 days ago · Photography

InstHunt Special Edition is a collection of your best photos that follow a specific theme. Each month it will have a dedicated title and you will give it life through your shots.  

This month’s theme was Flowers: the Nature’s true works of art, created with perfect shapes and colors. There are many ways to shoot this subject but it becomes more interesting when the imagination takes over reality and transforms the flowers into true characters.

The selection of your best photos below!

Stay tuned and go follow our Instagram @collateral.photo page to discover the theme of the next issue InstHunt Special Edition. 

Be creative Be part of @collater.al

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The beauty of India in the photographs of Abbas Baig

The beauty of India in the photographs of Abbas Baig

Giulia Guido · 3 hours ago · Photography

There are many types of photography, from portraits to reportage shots, and everyone has their own favourite, but there are also those images that make us dream, regardless of our personal tastes. 
Abbas Baig’s photos have just that effect.

Abbas Baig was born in India and moved to New Delhi as a teenager. It was there that he became interested in photography during his engineering studies and immediately after graduating enrolled in a photography course at Jamia Millia Islamia. For the first period of his career he did not have a personal camera, so he was forced to rent equipment whenever he needed to shoot.

Abbas Baig

Today, Abbas has not abandoned his passion and continues to shoot, making his more than 40,000 followers on Instagram dream. His favourite subjects are the landscapes that are part of his life and days. The colours of dawn or sunset dominate, while the outlines of trees and figures dressed in traditional clothing become silhouettes.

We have selected just a few of his photos, but to find out more follow him on Instagram.

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Tamara Lichtenstein and her analog and female photography

Tamara Lichtenstein and her analog and female photography

Giulia Guido · 1 week ago · Photography

They could be frames from a film or photographs from a personal diary from the 1980s. Tamara Lichtenstein‘s analog shots enclose a timeless beauty that never tires. 

Originally from Bolivia, Tamara lives in Hudston, Texas, and started taking pictures when she was still a little girl, when her mother gave her a camera and decided to put all her creativity into the shots she took. 

Today Tamara Lichtenstein’s name is internationally recognized and, in addition to collaborating with different brands and clients, she has realized several personal projects that have literally captured our attention and our hearts.

At the center of Tamara’s artistic research we can surely find the female universe and its facets: leafing through her shots we meet faces and bodies without filters, wrapped in their natural beauty. 

The grain and style of analog photography combined with the perfect use of light and the effects of double exposure, a recurring technique in Tamara’s shots, give the photographs a cinematographic style that is impossible to forget. 

Below you can find a selection of the shots, but to find out more visit Tamara Lichtenstein’s website and Instagram profile.  

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