Valentina Vannicola presents “Dante’s inferno”, a work that is inspired by the literary work composed and dramatized in real living pictures. The actors who agreed to pose for Valentina Vannicola are all non-professional models living in Tofia, her home town, in the north of Rome. Set up in natural landscape, her pictures combine her native territory with the inhabitants of Tofia and thus show the imaginary world of the author. “Come rain come shine, they lent me their presence so I could make all the pictures, even the most extravagant. In that, I owe them the pictures of this series.”
This article is reserved for subscribed members only. If you are already a member, you can log in here below.
Subscribe for full access to The Eye of Photography archives!
That’s thousands of images and articles, documenting the history of the medium of photography and its evolution during the last decade, through a unique daily journal. Explore how photography, as an art and as a social phenomenon, continue to define our experience of the world. Two offers are available.
Subscribe either monthly for $5 or annually for $50 (2 months offered).