Martin Parr, Venice, Italy, 1989 © Martin Parr/Magnum Photos
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Italian Center for Photography
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Turin, Italy

A project of international scope, undertaken in the autumn of 2015 with a range of private partnerships, CAMERA aims to reinforce its connection with the territorial system ever more: a unique hub dedicated to photography, capable of strengthening the link between Piedmont and Italy with the main centres throughout the world, promoting photography through an open and creative dialogue with artists and institutions.

The aim of promoting photography is aimed at a broad and diversified usership that may be broken down across various typologies, ages and territories. CAMERA, through numerous elements of attraction and interest, from exhibitions to workshops, meetings and ateliers, aims to become an ever clearer point of reference, a place of meeting and exchange for citizens, with a diverse cultural offer for each target category: photo lovers, amateur photographers, professionals and scholars.

Thus, CAMERA is a platform for display, production, archiving, training, meeting and debate all around photography: a place rooted in the territory yet with an international outlook.

Italian Center for Photography
Turin, Italy

  • LaToya Ruby Frazier: Monuments of Solidarity
    May 12 – Sep 7, 2024
    MoMA
    New York, USA

    “For this reason, it is incumbent upon me to resist – one photograph at a time, one photo essay at a time, one body of work at a time, one book at a time, one workers’ monument at a time – historical erasure and historical amnesia,” says artist-activist LaToya Ruby Frazier. Born in 1982 in the steel manufacturing town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, Frazier has used photography, text, moving images, and performance to revive and preserve forgotten stories of labor, gender, and race (more…)

  • Ina Archer: To Deceive the Eye
    Jun 20 – Jul 27, 2024
    Microscope Gallery
    New York, USA

    Microscope is very pleased to present To Deceive the Eye, the second solo exhibition at the gallery of works by artist Ina Archer. For To Deceive the Eye – the English translation of the French term “trompe-l’oeil” – Archer draws attention to the representation of African Americans and “the other” in cinema, the media, and the wider culture, from the mid-1800s until present day, highlighting the ways in which visual advancements have often been used to perpetuate stereotypes and racist tropes. (more…)

  • Nhu Xuan Hua: Tropism
    Publication
    Area Books
    International

    Nhu Xuan Hua delved into the power of memories in a piece of work titled Tropism, Consequences of a Displaced Memory. The work gives a face to those tropisms that describe spontaneous and automatic reactions initiated by vivid emotions in response to primarily needs or past events in life. Based on archival pictures from her family, the digital intervention interprets these memories through a new angle, exploring the effect of dissipation generated by time passing and driven by the forces of an inherited memory. (more…)

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