PhC Capalbiofotografia is a small photography festival founded by curator and photographer Marco Delogu in 2009. The festival has been held over the last two springs in Capalbio – a historical town in Maremma Tuscany near the city of Grosseto. The mission is to initiate and support innovative work by both established and emerging artists that will advance the understanding of the varied meanings, functions and significance of photography and related media.
PhC has exhibited works by notable figures such as Luigi Ghirri, William Eggleston, Joel Sternfeld, Alec Soth, Don McCullin, Olivo Barbieri, Tim Davis, Martin Parr, Guy Tillim, Pieter Hugo, Leonie Purchas, Matthew Monteith, Graciela Iturbide, Anders Petersen, David Spero and Bernard Plossu.
The festival and workshop aspires to bring together both established and emerging talent, who will work together to consider not only local realities, but also national and international dynamics.
The title of the 2015 edition, which is the seventh edition of the photography festival, is called “This land is our land”. The inauguration is on Saturday 4 April 2015 at 6:30 PM at Il Frantoio. The exhibition can be viewed from Friday to Sunday, from 6 pm to 10 pm, or by appointment.
This year it will showcase works by: Dimitri Angelini, Piergiorgo Branzi, Marco Cipriani, Marco Delogu, Mohamed Keita, Simone Mauro, Sandro Puleo, Roberto Salbitani, Mario Scipio, Flavio Scollo, Antonio Tofanelli, Antonio Barbieri, Alessandro Cannistrà, Germano Paolini, Benedetto Pietromarchi, Pietro Ruffo, Armando Tanzini, Tindar. With the participation of You Khanga.
The main theme behind all artwork is the lasting relationship between humans and the land. Through photography, the event tries to analyze our origins and to explore nature and landscapes.
- Where: Il Frantoio, Via Renato Fucini, 10, 58011 Capalbio GR
- When: from 4 April to 3 May 2015, from Friday to Sunday, from 6 pm to 10 pm, or by appointment
- Telephone number for info & appointments: +39 3357504436.
- Website: www.capalbiofotografia.com