Gabriele Basilico, Giovanna Calvenzi, Pippo Ciorra, Umberto Fiori
Glasgow 1969
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It’s late afternoon in the summer of 1969. We are in the outskirts of Glasgow and Gabriele Basilico is holding a Nikon F, shooting a single roll of film. He is in a state of grace, although nobody might then have known that this roll was to mark Basilico’s baptism as a photographer. He is struck by the Scottish kids, the terrains vagues, the 19th-century industrial archaeology. At the time he was just an architecture student interested in the British post-war new towns, in the social photography of Bill Brandt, but he had not yet shown a vocation for photography of his own. The volume, after Iran 1970 and Marocco 1971, completes the “Basilico before Basilico” trilogy.

Humboldt Books 2017 1st edition 72 pages Softcover 17.00 × 21.00 × 0.7 cm 300 gram ISBN 9788899385309 English, Italian

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