Written by Olivier Favier In my eyes, there are two essential ways for a photographer to apprehend the reality that surrounds him. The first, melancholy and poetic, is to isolate a fragment which immediately turns into the essence of the world. The second, dynamic and narrative, is to take the gaze out of the frame, to imagine not only what may surround the scene, but also what was before, and after. Maurizio Leonardi’s images certainly belong to the second category. This is one of the many paradoxes of the city where he grew up. To listen to him, Naples is a...
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