The two works on show will be “Last Stop” and “Fault Lines / Turkey / East / West”.
The former explores the diversity of London through the windows of its double decker buses emphasizing the way people use public space in a big city and taking advantage of the completely new perspective of this means of transport.
The second explores and questions the concept of East / West, the numerous and complex fault lines that characterize contemporary Turkey and global issues concerning urbanization and development.
THE INAUGURATION WEEKEND WILL ALSO SEE A WORKSHOP AT VERONA FOTOGRAFIA WITH THE AUTHOR IN ORDER TO LEARN TO READ THE SOCIAL AND ARCHITECTURAL URBAN TERRITORY WITH GREATER AWARENESS AND REFLECT ABOUT HOW TO USE THE MOST SUITABLE PHOTOGRAPHIC LANGUAGES IN ORDER TO EMPHASIZE AND NARRATE THE CITY.
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George, born in London in 1961, has won numerous awards including the British Journal of Photography Project Prize 2010, two World Press Photo in 2003 and 2005, the first International Pictures of the Year 2004 award.
Georgiou’s photographs have entered the collections of various private foundations and collectors, including the Museum of Modern Art, NY and the Elton John collection.
The exhibition spaces will be the Galleria Quasi Fotografo 1 and the Galleria Quasi Fotografo 3, located respectively in via Carducci 29 and via Carducci 14.