A hundred images to shape an unexisting place
A book by Francesco Paleari
Is it possible to go beyond the subjectivity of the narrator’s experience to fully discern the identity of a place?
What is identity?
When we take pictures we not only decide to focus on something, we also frame it. When we wander around a city our attention is caught by unique details or recurring patterns. Then our mind makes connections. Are a hundred images enough to form the identity of a place?
Photographs by Francesco Paleari
Cover and type design by César Bourgeois
21.5x25cm, 100 pages, soft cover
Second edition printed in 50 copies (signed)
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Altana is an independent project founded in 2018 in Venice by the three creatives Francesco Paleari, Elia Pinna and Francesco Villa.
It was born as a space for dialogue and exchange around photography, fuelled by a sincere vocation for authorial research and the care of the editorial project, and precisely because of this dynamic nature it refuses a univocal nomenclature, preferring the dynamism of a hybrid laboratory in the making.
Altana is not a publishing house, it is not a place, it is not a concept, but rather it defines itself as a flying carpet of wooden boards from which to enjoy a second view through photography.