Would you know better Sicily’s smaller towns of the ‘90s, you should take a look at Barbers of Sicily by Armando Rotoletti. Both the exhibition at Palazzo Beneventano in Lentini, near Syracuse, and the book (same title) are a precious work witnessing traditions and jobs which have now almost completely disappeared. Indeed, it’s not only a reportage, but it stands somewhere between photo journalism and anthropological research and according to this idea, L’Oeil de la Photographie interviewed Rotoletti. How and why did you conceive the Barbers of Sicily project? This work is the product of a research, carried out...
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