Archive for the ‘Italo Calvino’ Category

By: Laura “The line between the reality that is photographed because it seems beautiful to us and the reality that seems beautiful because it has been photographed is very narrow.” ~Italo Calvino, Adventures of a Photographer. Photo by Harold. The line between photographing something because it is beautiful, and that particular object or memory becoming […]



By Ann C  “Perhaps true, total photography, he thought, is a pile of fragments of private images, against the creased background of massacres and coronations.”  “Adventures of a Photographer”  (Calvino 186)      Photo by Katie, Flickr username: At~A~Glance               This picture, Incomplete, relates to several topics that we discussed in class and saw in the readings.  […]