Cinematography – Love

Cinematography – Love

Giordana Bonanno · 5 months ago · Photography

If anything can go wrong, it will.

It’s states Murphy‘s first law, also the name of the young protagonist of Love, one of the most controversial films of recent times that Gaspar Noé, the director, described with three simple words: “semen, blood and tears”, an auteur porn.

Let’s say straight away, it’s not an easy film to watch, it had a complicated story from the beginning, ending up in the sights of the Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky who, after the passage to the Moscow Film Festival and other film events, prevented its theatrical release by entering the government’s “blacklist”. It didn’t have any luck in Italy either, so much so that it wasn’t presented in the cinema, but fortunately now if you’d like to see it, it’s available in streaming or in the Netflix catalogue.

The seemingly simple story takes place in a crystallized time of half a day, in which Murphy does nothing but moves between the bedroom, kitchen and bathroom of his house, immersed in the thoughts of his head. Together with him we retrace pieces of his past stuck in anxieties of the present and questions of a future for which he does not want to take responsibility.

He is a young American boy who moved to Paris to become a director and to accompany him in these 2h and 15 minutes are Electra, his current girlfriend and Omi, the neighbor. Between the guys there is a harmony that goes beyond mere pleasure; together they will overcome every limit, translating their most intimate fantasies into reality and stripping themselves of all barriers.

They’re easy and they want to love, in their way.

As a result, the story can only be presented in the form of stylistic excess, with contrasting colour, strong play of light and 3D images that make the scenes have a strong impact.

Also this time colours play an important role, distinguishing in some scenes the personalities of the boys: apple green, harmless and light for Omi and violent and intrusive purple red for Electra.

The film’s images communicate with the same intensity as Marat Safin, a self-taught Russian photographer who placed women at the center of her projects. Women alone, women in the house, in the kitchen or lying on the bed, women immersed in nature, looking in the car or immortalized in spontaneous poses. The warm light from which they are enveloped creates an atmosphere so intimate and familiar that we become involved.

Did you know that: During the film’s press conference at the Cannes Film Festival, Gaspar Noé said the screenplay was originally seven pages long.

Genre: Drama
Director: Gaspar Noé
Director of photography: Benoît Debie
Writer: Gaspar Noé
Guest: Aomi Muyock, Karl Glusman, Klara Kristin 

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InstHunt Special Edition – Close up

InstHunt Special Edition – Close up

Giordana Bonanno · 5 months ago · Photography

InstHunt Special Edition is the new 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 “Close up“: highlighting a very significant detail, you showed us “a part for the whole”. Find out the best photos below and don’t miss the next appointments!

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Cesura Publish presents CESURA FANZINE #03, a zine with a soul

Cesura Publish presents CESURA FANZINE #03, a zine with a soul

Giulia Pacciardi · 5 months ago · Photography

Founded in 2008 by Arianna Arcara, Luca Baioni, Alex Majoli, Gabriele Micalizzi, Andy Rocchelli, Alessandro Sala and Luca Santese, Cesura is an independent photographic collective whose work focuses on documentary photography.
Born with the desire to be a new and autonomous force in the international panorama of photography, and to cut all ties with the current dynamics of the market, Cesura has also founded its own independent publishing house and a printing laboratory, to provide its photographers with tools and resources that allow them total expressive freedom in every phase of their work.

The publications of the Cesura Publish publishing house, established back in 2010, have received countless awards and recognitions over the years, while the fine art printing lab is the place where the members of the collective experiment with new creative and productive processes without any limits.

To celebrate their work, but also the great changes that the collective has undergone in the last year, Cesura Publish has decided to present CESURA FANZINE #03, a zine that contains the photographic work of all the artists of the collective.
The old guard, in fact, was joined by newcomers who immediately set to work on this new publication that revolves around the visual, physical and philosophical idea of the word “cesura” which literally means “cut” in Italian.
A special feature of the fanzine is the possibility of cutting pages to discover a selection of unpublished images taken over 12 years.

All the photos of CESURA FANZINE #03, that you can buy here, were taken by: Arianna Arcara, Francesco Bellina, Stefania Bosso, Teresa Dalle Carbonare, Maria Elisa Ferraris, Chiara Fossati, Giacomo Liverani, Alex Majoli, Claudio Majorana, Gabriele Micalizzi, Valentina Neri, Andy Rocchelli, Alessandro Sala, Giorgio Salimeni, Luca Santese, Marco P. Valli, Marco Zanella and Alex Zoboli.

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Intimate and poetic photography by Berber Theunissen

Intimate and poetic photography by Berber Theunissen

Giulia Guido · 5 months ago · Photography

Every imperfection, every scar, every crease, every little defect becomes an added value in Berber Theunissen‘s photographs. 
Born in 1989, Berber Theunissen was born in Otterlo, a small village in the Netherlands, and later moved to Amsterdam, where she graduated from the Photo Academy. Today, Berber lives in Rheden and is represented by the Open Doors Gallery, on the gallery’s website you can find some of her beautiful photographs for sale.

Among her works, the photographic series that captured our attention the most is the one entitled “Skin“.

In a society where everything must appear perfect, at the limit of the impossible, Berber Theunissen’s shots bring us back to normality, show us another side of femininity through normal bodies, with all their beautiful defects. 

As can be deduced from the name, Skin opens the door to moments of intimacy, where the skin is the only dress of the bodies photographed, but the more we flip through the photos, the more we understand that the focus is not on the skin, but on what is under it. 

Longing to learn to embrace the skin I live in, I started this research to the skin of others. It’s about peeling back the layers, exposing something deeply intimate and true.

Below you can find a selection of Berber Theunissen’s shots, to discover all her works go to her website

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Ferry Tale, the photographic series by Arnaud Montagard

Ferry Tale, the photographic series by Arnaud Montagard

Giulia Guido · 5 months ago · Photography

Born in 1991, Arnaud Montagard is a French photographer, originally from Nancy, who chose Brooklyn as his home and the world as the place to work.

Arnaud Montagard’s lens seems to be fascinated by simple things, ordinary and almost forgotten places, far from the chaos and frenzy of the city. Among his works, in which he often captures an aspect of America far from the common imagination, the one that struck us the most brought Arnaud to Japan.

Here, tourists are usually attracted by the thousands of neon signs and lights, skyscrapers and typical restaurants and technological innovations, while Arnaud Montagard seems to have gone in search of something to remind him of New York.

Thus was born the photographic series Ferry Tale, entirely made on ferries, which still today represent the best way to move from one island to another of the Japanese archipelago.

Although the shots were taken in 2018, the atmosphere immediately brings us to forty or fifty years ago: the interiors of the ferries haven’t changed and their neutral colors with leather seats give the images a vintage style that is emphasized by the natural light that changes day by day, hour by hour and enters through the large windows.

With Ferry Tale, Arnaud Montagard brings attention back to the journey, to the wait to arrive in a place, to those moments of transition that everyone experiences every day going to work or coming home and to which we never pay enough attention. Apparently dead moments that hide a forgotten beauty that we rediscover with immense amazement in Arnaud’s photographs.

Go to Arnaud Montagard’s website to discover the other works and follow him on Instagram to not miss the new ones!

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