BEHIND THE LENS: PIERGIORGIO BRANZI
Branzi is formed in the figurative tradition in Florence, identifying himself with the line of "realism-formalist" and the 50s this carries his training in photography. His famous motorcycle trips throughout Italy, with which documents the explosion of mass society of the peninsula, collaborating regularly with "The World" Pannunzio. At the end of the 50s abandoned his law studies, he worked for RAI. In 1962 Enzo Biagi entrusted him with the role of correspondent in Moscow, where he remained for four years. This assignment will take him to continue with diligence the photographic work.
In 1966 he moved to Paris where, again as a correspondent for RAI, will document the most salient events of May '68 French, to be followed by documentaries and photo reportage in Asia, Europe and Africa.
After the experience of Moscow will compete with painting and engraving, research and transport in the photograph. The mid-90s saw Branzi photographically documenting the places Pasolini.
"Behind the lens" is a series of eight documentaries, curated by Alessandro Romanini and Maurizio Vanni, who take turns every Friday until February 3, 2013 and starring the greatest interpreters of contemporary photography: Gabriele Basilico, Gianni Gardin , Franco Fontana, Mimmo Jodice, Ferdinando Scianna, Piergiorgio Branzi, Maurizio Galimberti, Annie Leibovitz.
CALENDAR OF PROJECTIONS
Room video art Lu.C.C.A.
From Tuesday to Sunday 10-19
Closed 25, December 26, January 1
Dal 7 al 13 dicembre 2012
Gianni Berengo Gardin
december 14 to 20
december 21 to 27
december 28 2012 to january 3
januaryl 4 to 10
january 11to 17
january 18 to24
january 25 to february 3
Lucca - Lu.C.C.A. Center of contemporary arts
7 dicembre 2012 - 3 febbraio 2013
dal 11-1-2013 al 17-1-2013