“La casa di Lenin” at Fotografia Europea OFF circuit: exhibition, photobook and short film presentation
With "La casa di Lenin" ("The House of Lenin") Paolo Simonazzi pays tribute to the Reggio Emilia poet and farmer Lenin Montanari with a new photobook, to be presented on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 June, and an exhibition – part of Fotografia Europea 2021 Off circuit – at the Chiostro della Ghiara in Reggio Emilia, open to the public from June 12 to July 25.
From June 12 to July 25, "La casa di Lenin" curated by Sandro Parmiggiani will be on show at the Chiostro della Ghiara, in via Guasco 6, Reggio Emilia, as part of the Off circuit of Fotografia Europea 2021. The spaces of the Chiostro will always be accessible, every day of the week, and admission to the exhibition is free.
At the Chiostro della Ghiara, on Friday June 18 at 6 pm, there will be a presentation of the photographic volume "La casa di Lenin" (Gente di Fotografia Edizioni) at the presence of curator Sandro Parmiggiani and writer Claudio Gavioli, authors of the texts in the catalogue, and journalist Gigi Manfredi.
On Saturday June 19 at 12.30 p.m. the photographic book will also be presented at the Fotografia Europea Book Fair at the Chiostri di San Pietro, at the presence of Elena Montecchi and Antonella Monzoni.
Short film presentation
Alessandro Scillitani's short film, "La casa di Lenin", will be presented to the public on Sunday June 27, 9.30 p.m., at the Chiostro della Ghiara, via Guasco 6, Reggio Emilia.
The short film collects the video interviews carried out in San Tomaso della Fossa during the days when the photographic project "La casa di Lenin" was taking shape, with interventions by Lenin Montanari, the curator of the exhibition Sandro Parmiggiani, the writer Claudio Gavioli, author of one of the texts in the photo book.
The initiatives will be carried out guaranteeing distance and compliance with Covid19 prevention measures.
The exhibition "La casa di Lenin" on Fotografia Europea 2021 Off circuit
"La casa di Lenin" Facebook Event