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The show

What lights up our dreams, thoughts and actions? How does our gaze catch him? And how does that look mature in us?

Roma Fotografia offers a great event for the capital that outlines the contours and nuances of the extraordinary force that moves the world: Desire.

If all art is erotic, as Gustav Klimt said, after all, it is because eroticism characterizes nature itself: from the shape of an orchid in bloom to a fruit half open, eros is the gaze of those who succeed to grasp the essence and every form of beauty and pathos in existence.

The continuous exercise of the emotions with which we stimulate our senses which becomes a reading key with which to interpret what we live.


Rome Photography 2020 EROS is a cultural proposal that investigates the relationship between photography and art in general with the theme of desire, passion and beauty and stimulates research on the deeper motivations and thrusts that animate dreams and actions newspapers that aim to create them.

To rediscover the talent, skills, potential, aspirations that find the ideal tool of expression in art.


On February 22, the first of three exhibitions opens, Tina Modotti "The Eros of the Revolution".

A four-step journey that starts with the iconic images that led Tina Modotti to be the most influential photographer of the beginning of the century.

His splendid gaze shows an extraordinary ability to tell the complexity of a revolution without ever losing the delicacy of paying attention to a detail, to a flower.

A woman, an artist beyond definitions, beyond her time, who projects towards a modernity that finds in the "Desire" the spark to move towards an indispensable ideal, an indispensable passion, a tenacious will, in the exploration of herself and herself life for her already immortal. in the other areas we discover an unusual interpretation of his work, which in order to be included in the Rome Photography 2020 project "EROS" needed to isolate his looks not from a specific or ideological point of view, but symbolically. And here the photographs of hands become flowers and flowers that become hands, always symbols of love and sensuality. An unprecedented project, the result of extensive research by photographers from Rome Photography: Maria Cristina Valeri and Alex Mezzenga.

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Via Merulana, 121
00185 Roma


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