ORNELLA LATROFA

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ARTIST'S STATEMENT //

I was born in Rome and graduated from the Art institute of Rome. As a child, I was interested in photography, instilled by my father who captured family memories with his video. When I was 20 I bought my first Reflex camera: I started experimenting with and also engaged to print my own photos.

After a posting period of few years, my passion began to come out again with a new embracing power. I acquired a digital camera and attended photography class, trying to improve my technique and production. I studied lots of professional photographer for a better understanding and refinement of my style.

I exhibited my first photographic work at the event "A bridge for photography" curated by “Officine Fotografiche” in Rome in 2018. I won the award as Best Portrait in the “Bajocco festival” in 2019. In 2020 I exhibited three projects “Between dream and reality”, “Peace, silence and reflections” and “You are strong” at the ART G.A.P. From Rome. In 2021 at the Coex event, a “festival of visual arts in Nemi”, I exhibited the photographic project “Differences Assonant”.

In the last few years I have become interested in conceptual photography. In this project "Differences Assonant" I wanted to focus on the harmonious and elegant link between biological shapes and human body that similarity turn out sometimes from the shapes, sometimes from the shadows. The element that stimulate this inner vision is the association between the evocative nature of the human body and vegetation’s forms.

These diptychs give the viewer a short escape from reality, small instants of surprise and fun, to let him/her reflect on the interaction between our World and Nature. Similarity between Nature and human body.

LOCATION

Rome ITALY

CAMERA

Fujifilm XT-4

@ORNELLA_LATROFA

@ORNELLA_LATROFA

CATEGORY

conceptual, fine art

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