Italian photographer Gigi Cifali shot the series “Absence of Water,” which documents the state of decay of some baths, pools, and lidos in the United Kingdom. They were in vogue back in the thirties, but gradually living conditions and tastes change resulting in a drop in attendance and rendering the public pools . Luigi Cifali trained as a topographer in Naples, and spent a great time in the countryside looking through twelth-sided viewfinder of theodolite, an instrument used for measuring distances between points. After Cifali moved to the UK, he took a course in documentary photography at Tower Hamlets College.
HO: Where and when was this photograph taken? HO: What were the conditions at the site?
GC: Well, some of them were well taken cared of, for example the Soho Baths in London, and Victoria . Absence of Water is a photographic project, which documents the state of decay of some baths, pools and lidos in the United Kingdom. They were places in vogue, fundamental for the life till the thirties of XX Century. Gradually, living conditions and tastes have change resulting in a drop of attendances, leaving the public . New Vesuvian Landscapes, un progetto fotografico di Gigi Cifali che ha come soggetto una delle bellezze naturali più affascinanti della Campania. Online version of the leading monthly contemporary and underground art bible, Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine, with featured articles, blogs, video, reader art , gallery guides, forums, and archives.
With the landscape around them overgrown as nature slowly encroaches or of . These pools represent the optimism and aspirations of Victorian society.
A daily dose of fashion discoveries and inspirations, contributed by a stylist and a designer who both see the world through rose-colored shades. That, however, was more than half a century. See more ideas about Pools, Swiming pool and Swimming pools. Documentary photographer, has been awarded several times, his shots were selecte among others: the International Photography Awards, Fuji Prix Awards, , AOP Association of . Political Terrorism as news from a distant star- Gigi Cifali.
La mostra si avvale della cura e del testo di Stefano Verri e potrà essere visitata . Abandoned Baths, Pools, and Lidos Reflect the Function of Water. Oggi vi parliamo di un fotografo napoletano nato come topografo. Gigi Cifali ha trovato a Londra terreno fertile per le sue foto avvicinandosi alla fotografia documentaristica e al fotogiornalismo, per approfondire il suo interesse per il settore.
Gradually tastes have change resulting in a drop in attendances, leaving the pools uneconomical to run. Many fell into decay and many were demolished. Only a handful of pools remain today as a symbol . Domenica febbraio la Galleria Marconi e Design? Studio Associato presentano Absence of Water, personale di Gigi Cifali organizzata in collaborazione con la Galleria Il ritrovo di Rob Shazar di Sant.
La série Absence of water du photographe Gigi. Enter the work of Gigi Cifali. His project, “The Absence of Water,” focuses on abandoned public pools across the United Kingdom. The London-based photographer entered the abandoned bathhouses and lidos of years past, to find how algae had forme tiles had cracke and just how empty and alone these cavernous .
The cavernous architectures prompt us to reflect on . Lives and works in London, UK. MA Photojournalism, Westminster University, London (news and features writing, visual language of photojournalism, sociology of the news digital photography and image manipulation). Selected Exhibitions, Collections and Awards. Ciao Gigi , cerco un compagno di squash per giocare la sera o prima mattina in settimana, possibilmente al Motus di Romolo, ma anche in altri campi della città. Gioco a livello dilettantistico, da autodidatta.
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