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Francesco Pergolesi: Mary, 2019

The Eye of Photography

Francesco Pergolesi‘s series “Stars”  tells the intimate story of the photographer. It simply pays tribute to the women who raised him and helped him grow up. In each image, we find the memory of his mother and all of the women that surrounded me during my life. “They are all angels” says the Italian photographer, originally from Spoleto in the Umbria region. Produced by…

In the Spotlight: Francesco Pergolesi

A star is a heavenly body shining with its own light. I believe every child thinks of his/her mother in these terms; energy from which to draw love, solace, and protection from the vastness of the dark.
 
I grew up among women, listening to their stories,…

Medium Format: A Conversation with Clarissa Bonet

Where does your interest in the street come from?

I became interested in the street as a site of investigation when I moved to Chicago a little over ten years ago. Prior to the move, I lived in Florida and was accustomed to experiencing places by car, often at speed. In general, the environment I grew up in was not built…