A precious moment of encounter, a crossroads of great masters, experts in the field and enthusiasts, a glimpse through which to observe new talent and the most avant-garde languages.
Photolux is one of the most interesting festivals on the European scene thanks to the quality of the exhibitions selected and the authors proposed. The ever-increasing presence of experts and journalists, including international ones, and the consensus of critics, the public and the press make the festival a point of reference for photography in Italy and Europe.
From 4 to 26 September at Baluardo San Colombano, World Press Photo 2021.
Since 1955 the World Press Photo has been awarding the best photographs that have contributed to reporting the events and news of the previous year, presenting the best of world photojournalism to the public.
From 4 September to 7 November at Villa Bottini, Bitter Leaves, Rocco Rorandelli;
Foul & Awesome Display, curated by Francesco Colombelli.Over the course of 10 years, photographer Rocco Rorandelli has travelled to India, China, Indonesia, the USA, Germany, Bulgaria, Nigeria, Slovenia and Italy to document the impact of the tobacco industry on health, the economy and the environment. Thus was born Bitter Leaves, a long-term project that examines the complexity of this global industry and the influence of corporate mechanisms and power.