ColornoPhotoLife 2020 – Time around us

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PHOTO EXHIBITIONS AT THE REGGIA
Opening hours: Saturday, Sunday and festivities, from 10am to 1pm and from 3pm to 6pm 

PHOTO EXHIBITIONS AT MUPAC
Opening hours: Saturday, Sunday and festivities, from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 6pm

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PHOTO EXHIBITIONS AT THE REGGIA
ticket € 7,00; FIAF members € 5,00 

PHOTO EXHIBITIONS AT MUPAC
free entrance 

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The photo exhibitions at the Reggia

“Time around us”, this is the theme of the edition 2020 of Colorno PhotoLife, the festival dedicated to photography at the Reggia di Colorno from September t0 November 8.

At the piano nobile returns the photography with the pictures of significative artists from ther national and international scene; a great photographer from the Emilia region, Franco Fontana and his pictures of the Route 66 will be protagonists together with the English Michael Kenna with a new and unpublished project dedicated to the Po river.

In addition, in the halls of the wing facing the square, will be hosted a new project, curated by Centro Archivio e Comunicazione dell’Università di Parma, that is a tribute to the photographer from Milan Franco Vimercati, 19 years after his death.

The photo festival is now at its 11th edition and it’s organized by Circolo Fotografico Color’s Light and Antea. Projects and services for Culture and Tourism thatnks to the collaboration with Provincia di Parma, the sponsorship of Comune di Colorno and FIAF and the support of other important local and regional institutions.

The arcades of the Reggia, during the days of the festival and weekends later, will host an exhibition of the members of Color’s Light titled “A woman, Maria Luigia”. An investigation about the heritage left by the most loved woman in Parma, Maria Luigia d’Austria, exhibition curated by the art historian Eles Iotti.

Photo exhibitions and activities at MUPAC

Livio Senigalliesi, from September 13 to October 11 at Mupac of the Aranciaia, exhibits pictures from his “Side effects”. It’s a display of photos taken along two decades in four continents as a testimony and condemnation of the long “chemical war” period. Pictures taken close to people among grief, dangers, cold, hunger and escaping.

Also at the Aranciaia from September 13 to October 11 on display “Epiphanies: the other physic of landscape” by Tina Cosmai, who reflects about the post-human condition where a subject is in the middle of a reality surrounded by technology.

Raffaele Petralla, with his reportage “Cosmodrome” from October 16 to November 8 at the Aranciaia, takes visitors into the life of those whocollect and recycle the relics of Russian rockets that fall on the snowy tundra in Russia, at the border with the Arctic Circle.

“My land” is the name of the exhibition by Camilla Biella, that reveals – from October 16 to November 8 at the Aranciaia – the little old worls of the Pianura Padana, between the ancient via Emilia and the hills of Piacenza, with the daily rituals of the small rural villages.

In order to give expression to a lively photo culture, ColornoPhotoLife has the support of qualified collaborations, as the readers of the Competition Concorso a lettura di Portfolio Maria Luigia (a stop of Portfolio Italia (that will take place on October 17 and 18), the intense meetings with authors and protagonists of the Italian and the workshops. The latter see the participation of photographers and curators (Livio Senigalliesi – Loredana De Pace – Laura Manione), to give audience and photo lovers a wide learning choice.

The festival is possible thanks to the organization by Gruppo Fotografico Color’s Light, ANTEA Progetti e Servizi per la Cultura e il Turismo, the sponsorship of Destinazione Turistica Emilia, FIAF and Provincia di Parma, with the support of Comune di Colorno, Regione Emila Romagna and Fondazione Cariparma.

Franco Fontana “Route 66” exhibition

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Saturday, Sunday and festivities from 10am to 1pm and from 3pm to 6pm 
Opening on September 12 at 6pm on invitation. 

Dove : Reggia Colorno

The Mother Road is where the real America has its roots and where lies the USA spirit.

Livio Senigalliesi “Effetti Collaterali”

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Saturday, Sunday and festivities from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 6pm

Dove : Colorno

Photographs taken in two decades in four continents as a testimony and condemnation of the long period of the “chemical war”. Pictures show close to the people, among grief, dangers, cold, hunger and escapings.

Tina Cosmai “Epifanie: l’altra fisica del paesaggio”

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Saturday, Sunday and festivities from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 6pm

Dove : Colorno

The post-human condition place the subject at the centre of e reality pervaded by technology that transforms everything in abstract shapes and geometries. Photo exhibition.

Loredana De Pace: IN 3 WORDS Workshop of Photo Editing

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Saturday September 26 from 10am to 6pm
Sunday September 27 from 9am to 6pm

Dove : Reggia Colorno

Work shop with Loredana De Pace “PHOTOEDITING”
Saturday at 6pm presentation of photo books with Loredana De Pace

Presentation of the photo book by Tina Cosmai

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Presentation of the photo book by Tina Cosmai with Loredana De Pace.

Laura Manione: Ambiente. Spazio, ecosistema, risorsa

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Saturday October 3 from 2pm to 6pm
Sunday October 4 from 10am to 12.30pm

Dove : Reggia Colorno

Workshop with Laura Manione “Ambiente. Spazio, ecosistema, risorsa”

October 4 – Guided tours to the photo exhibitions

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at 4pm

Dove : Reggia Colorno

Guided tours to the photo exhibitions at the Reggia and MUPAC

 

 

Conference “Presentation festival Ethical photography”

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Dove : Reggia Colorno

Virtual conference with Alberto Prina “Presentation festival Ethical photography”

Workshop on the Po river with Gigi Montali

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Workshop on the Po river with Gigi Montali

Presentation of the book by Luigi Bussolati

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Dove : Reggia Colorno

Presentation of the book by Luigi Bussolati with Andrea Tinterri

Franco Vimercati “Langhe, altre scritture” an exhibition

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Saturday, Sunday and festivities from 10am to 1pm and from 3pm to 6pm

Dove : Reggia Colorno

After nineteen years since the death of Franco Vimercati, in the private spaces of the 18th century ducal mansion, an exhibition of the photographs that show a crucial phase of his work and of the Italian photography, the junction, in 1973, between the intense lyricism of the “Langhe” and the conceptual reflections about repetition, a new idea of photography that becomes linguistic research.

Camilla Biella “La mia terra”

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From October 16 to November 8, 2020
Opening hours: Saturday, Sunday and festivities from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 6pm 

Dove : Colorno

“My land” is the name of the exhibition by Camilla Biella, that reveals – from October 16 to November 8 at the Aranciaia – the little old worls of the Pianura Padana, between the ancient via Emilia and the hills of Piacenza, with the daily rituals of the small rural villages.

“Una donna, Maria Luigia”

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Saturday, Sunday and festivities from 10am to 1pm and from 3pm to 6pm

Dove : Reggia Colorno

Photo exhibition with works by the Color’s Light members about the figure of the Duchess Maria Luigia

Raffaele Petralla “Cosmodrome”

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Saturday, Sunday and festivities from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 6pm

Dove : Colorno

The Russian rockets launched from the Pleseck base should fall into the Barents sea. Photo exhibition

Michael Kenna “Fiume Po”

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Saturday, Sunday and festivities from 10am to 1pm and from 3pm to 6pm
Opening Friday October 16 at 6.30pm on invitation. 

Dove : Reggia Colorno

Trees are sanctuaries. Those who can talk to them, who can listen to them, know the truth. Photo exhibition.

Portfolio reading competition Maria Luigia

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Saturday October 17 from 10am to 12.30pm and from 3pm to 6pm 
Sunday October 16 from 9.30am to 12.30pm

 

Dove : Reggia Colorno

Portfolio reading competition Maria Luigia

Critics and photo historians, photographers and professionals will be available to examine, comment and award the work of young photographers or the ones on their way to professionalism. It is possible to enroll directly on the website by selecting the reader and the hours, you’ll receive an automatic confirmation email, one week before the festival you’ll receive an email with a recap of the hours that you have reserved, readings are free for FIAF, Color’s Light members and Soci COOP 3.0 for the others the fee is € 10,00 (2 readings).

Prizes of the competition: 

1° prize, space for a personal exhibition at COLORNOPHOTOLIFE 2021
2° prize, accommodation in a Hotel at the next Festival frame and photo book.
3° prize, Frame + photo book.
Special prize, best coloured portfolio “Memorial Nando Ferrari”
Special prize: Intorno a noi

AV Lab with Gianni Rossi and Roberto Puato

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October 17, 2020 hours to be defined

Dove : Reggia Colorno

AV Lab with Gianni Rossi and Roberto Puato

Guided tours to the exhibitions with Loredana De Pace

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Saturday October 17 and Sunday 18 at 11am

Dove : Reggia Colorno

Guided tours to the exhibitions with Loredana De Pace

Presentation of photo books

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Dove : Reggia Colorno

Presentation of photo books by Loredana De Pace: Michele Di Donato – “Brain Damage” and Raffaella Castagnoli – “No more”.

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