Elusive Streets in Naples

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Elusive Streets in Naples

black and white 35mm film

2019 - ongoing

 

The beautiful city of Naples reveals its deep connection with religion on many levels. Devotion is expressed not only in the churches, but also on the streets in hundreds of aedicules and madonellas, mixed with spoliaand curious objects. Street art is both mysterious and ironic, bringing together elements of Christian iconography and sub-cultures. It creates a contemporary expression of the Neapolitan sensitivity to the spiritual.The grandeur scale and rich ornamentation of the baroque and rococo architecture of the Kingdom of Naples create strong contrast with the easygoing citizens. The photographs explore the historical center and its narrow streets, abundant details and intriguing passengers.