ALESSANDRO RIZZI – Sculptures
First of a trilogy of books devoted to the issue of the African Americans rights, Sculptures Vol. I of the photographer Alessandro Rizzi was recently acquired by the permanent collections of MoMA and Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as by different institutions between America and Europe. Sculptures is an ‘intimate and conceptual narrative of the biggest event of African Americans from the Martin L. King times. Photographs taken at Washington December 13, 2014, more precisely during the protest on civil rights which took place in the capital after the deaths and clashes of Ferguson, combine the political motivation an intimate dimension of the project linked to the author’s story with his girlfriend, an Italo-African-American writer.
For the presentation of the book the author will participate with an introduction of Massimiliano Scuderi.