Shape – Rome
A curated international photography exhibition
October 15–24, 2021, PH21@Rome newsletter
A PH21 Gallery Exhibition in Rome, Italy
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Shapes are one of the most important aspects of creative photographic compositions. Living beings and inanimate objects, including the built environment come in many forms, and photographers often rely on the creative possibilities offered by their shape. While in some cases the images of things only have a depictive function, at the other end of the spectrum abstract photography concentrates on shapes and forms for their own sake up to a point when we can no longer recognise the depicted objects themselves. Between being either insignificant or the only significant element, the shape of recognisable forms may also be the driving compositional component of an image. That is, the shape of living beings and objects may be of central importance to the composition of photographs not only in abstract photography but also in virtually all other photographic genres. These images capture our attention and stand out for their creative compositional form.
This PH21 Gallery exhibition is presented in Rome, Italy, in collaboration with KromArt Gallery and Centro Sperimentale di Fotografia Adams, a renowned Italian centre for photography.
Allan Syphers: Exhausting
Li Chen: Curtain in My Room #5
Shifra Levyathan: The shutter
Sabine Nagel (frau_odysseus): daylight-shapes in underground spaces (6)
Debra Achen (Monterey, CA, USA), Val Asuga (Minsk, Republic of Belarus), Robert Atwater (Southampton, NY, USA), Karin Bauer (Bisamberg, Austria), Marco Bordignon (Accra, Ghana), Lindsay Brice (New York, NY, USA), Buchen/Goodwin (Santa Fe, NM, USA), Li Chen (Shanghai, China), Dorie Dahlberg (Long Branch, NJ, USA), Peter Devenyi (Ottawa, Canada), Todd Dieringer (Akron, OH, USA), Mark A. Dierker (Dubuque, IA, USA), Laurie Toby Edison (San Francisco, CA, USA), Christopher Ferreria (San Diego, CA, USA), Christopher Fluder (New York, NY, USA), Sari Fried-Fiori (Katy, TX, USA), Simon Gellért (Csanádpalota, Hungary), Camilla Gorini (Milan, Italy), Maureen Haldeman (Los Angeles, CA, USA), Gary Justis (Bloomington, IL, USA), Inbal Kristin (Ashkelon, Israel), Shifra Levyathan (Ramat-Gan, Israel), Michelle Luke (Kalispell, MT, USA), Simone Madeo (Alessandria, Italy), marcellus (Roosendaal, Netherlands), Janet Milhomme (Woodland Hills, CA, USA), Sabine Nagel (frau_odysseus) (Potsdam, Germany), Fern L. Nesson (Cambridge, MA, USA), Léna Piani (Ajaccio, France), Inna Rogatchi (Turku, Finland), Simon Rose (Methoni, Messinia, Greece), Allan Syphers (Gwynedd Valle, PA, USA), Rebecca Uliczka (San Luis Potosí, Mexico), Eszter Varga (Kecel, Hungary), Ioana Vrabie (Barcelona, Spain), Eiji Yamamoto (Saarbruecken, Germany), Jagoda Zwiernik (Żagań, Poland)
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