Lucca Digital Photo Festival and Sandy Skoglund as a special guest

sandy Lucca Digital Photo Festival will start Saturday, November the 20th and end on Sunday, December the 13th 2010. This will be the 6th Edition of the international Festival dedicated to Photography and Video Art, Lucca Digital Photo Festival is one of the most prestigious events in Europe. The theme of this year's edition is "the woman, photographer and artist, subject or muse". The special guest of this edition will be the eclectic american artist that the 27th November at The Giglio Theatre, will be awarded of the LuccadigitalPhoto Award. The Festival includes 17 different "premiere" exhibits, workshops, conferences, meetings at Photocafé and portfolio readings all settled in fashinating and unconventional venues of one most beautiful historical centers of the world. Between the different exhibits, there will also be a Digital Video review with the projection of “La messa è finita. La rinascita delle chiese sconsacrate in Italia” by Andrea Di Martino, the winner of the ‘Amilcare Ponchielli 2010’ price. “Prison Privacy”, the installation of the greek artist Rania Bellou, composed by the interaction fo different expressions of visual arts: video, photography, painting, texts, sculptures and animation. “Revolution” “Doomed” “Love”, video triology from the australian artist Tracey Moffatt realized in cooperation with Gary Hillberg. The artist uses existing clips taken from melodramatic movies, blending them together in order to create new stories that will then become her own reading of a social behaviour. For all the details about the seminars, workshops and videoart exhibits check out the official web site Lucca Digital Photo Festival. These are just some of the exhibit included in the Festival: BYE, BYE BABY MARILYN “Remember you’re my baby” Where: Palazzo Ducale – Corte Carrara – Lucca Opening: 20th November – 12th december 2010 From Monday to Sunday, 10 am - 7:30 pm _________________ FRANCESCA WOODMAN “Francesca Woodman” Where: Palazzo Ducale – Corte Carrara – Lucca Opening: 20th November – 12th december 2010 From Monday to Sunday, 10 am - 7:30 pm _________________ SANDY SKOGLUND “The power of the imagination” Where: Villa Bottini – Piano Nobile – Via Elisa – Lucca Opening: 20th November 2010 - 30th january 2011 From Monday to Friday. 3am - 7:30pm Saturdays, Sundays  from 10 am – 7:30 pm Closed the 25th December 2010 and 1st January 2011 _________________ JAN SAUDEK “Il Teatro della Vita” Where: Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, Corso Vittorio Emanuele - Lucca Opening: 20th November – 12th december 2010 From Monday to Friday, 3 pm - 7:30 pm Saturdays, Sundays and December the 8th from 10 am – 7:30 pm _________________ MICHEL COMTE “Not only Women. Feminine Icons of our Time” Where: Lu.C.C.A Lucca Center of Contemporary Art, Via della Fratta, 36 Opening: 20th November – 12th december 2010 From Monday to Sunday, 10 am - 7:30 pm Monday Closed. Opening: 13th November – 23rd december 2011 From Monday to Sunday, 10 am - 7 pm Monday Closed. Schermata 2010-11-17 a 16.29.12
Naomi Campbell - Vogue Italia - 1993 - 120 x 120 cm - Copyright Michel Comte Estate /I- Management SA _________________
WORLD PRESS PHOTO '10 Where: Chiesa dei Servi - Piazza dei Servi, Lucca Opening: 20th November – 12th december 2010 From Monday to Sunday, 10 am - 7:30 pm Schermata 2010-11-17 a 15.46.54
"1st prize Sports Features Singles Robert Gauthier, USA, Los Angeles Times Magazine Yankees fans try to distract an Angels left fielder at the Yankee Stadium on 25 October. The day saw victory for the Yankees, propelling the baseball team to the top of its division and on to the World Series. The Yankees went on to win the World Series, their 27th title".
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