Max Farina

1974 · Italy

Artist biography

Max Farina is an Italian photographer whose work explores the visual impact of time changing on iconic, architectural and landscape points of view. He adopted a fragmented vision, realizing a series of “visual exhaustion” photo project called with the neologism “Cronorami”. For over 6 years, through this unique practice and endless visual stakeouts, he has been observing the cities standing still in the same place.

Born in Milan in 1974, he graduated in architecture at Politecnico di Milano. In 1991 he started photography, doing reportage, architecture and land documentation, realizing both commissioned photo research and personal art projects. He explores the visual impact of time changing on iconic, architectural and landscape points of view. Parallel to his work as an architect and a photographer, he founded the communication agency Farina ZeroZero in 2010. In 2012, he started to develop the Rivus Altus project on the Rialto Bridge in Venice. The project ends in 2015, after 264 shooting hours, 11,354 photo-fragments and 15,963 people portrayed. In 2016, he organised an unusual and structured exhibition Rivus Altus in Venice during the 15th Biennale of Architecture, and obtained important encouragement. In 2014 with the photo project Nella Città (In the City), he won the 1st prize of the contest Periferie Possibili organised by the group Renzo Piano G124. In 2017 he began to develop the research for visual fragmentation in some US cities, such as Los Angeles and New York, . At the end of 2017, in collaboration with the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo of Milan, he began the new project on the city of Milan "Mediolanum - 10,000 visual fragments from the Madonnina of Milan"

Max Farina

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