Art and Culture 

Olivo Barbieri

‘Immagini 1978-2014’


Siena 2002

Expanding the research on urban space and architecture, the work of the photographer Olivo Barbieri (Carpi, Modena, 1954) proposes a different analysis of the concept of perception, one that questions our capacity to see and interpret reality. Barbieri is a pioneer of the tilt-shift photography technique, where tilting the lens’s angle produces a blurry frame that simulates the shallow depth of field effect in macro or miniature photographs. Through this form of perception he seeks creating a personal narration. The ‘Site Specific’ series includes images of over 40 cities that appear as ephemeral installations, prompting to reflect on the fast pace of urban development... [+]

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