This collection of photographs is a minor project undertaken over the course of the time here in Prato. These images were taken during moments of local life where the hum of society had died down, and captures the melancholic buzz, a sort of white noise, that was left over. The locations and the time of … Continue reading Whalen Polikoff Photo Essay
When I first came here I immediately became enthused by Niches and the wide variety of them. They are just carved out portions of walls and are devotional sites often depicting the virgin and child. They are so interesting to me because there are so many different types. There are small and personal ones that … Continue reading Matthew Russo, Niches
These photographs show the many bikes that I have noticed within the Prato and Florence area. Some were taken because I enjoyed the way the bikes were working compositionally, while others may have been because I enjoyed the antiquity of the bike alone, then of course there were some that I took to show the … Continue reading Jazzlynn Gilot – Bicycles of Italy
Carnival of Viareggio (Carnevale di Viareggio) Lu Qingyu, Photo Essay
I chose to capture ornamentation among the doors, windows and facades of buildings I see around Prato, Florence and Rome. I have focused in on door knockers, mostly for calligraphic elements that I find intriguing, in addition to the historical significance and intention to both design and function.