The three prints to the right of the motorcycle depict semi-abstract details from his hometown of Venice, which he returned to in 2011 for his book The Beautiful Cliché. “Thanks to an overload of tourism, the imagery of Venice has been reduced to such stereotypical pictures of the city,” he says. “I wanted somehow to find that lost magical side of the beautiful lagoon city, where silence and time are still precious. You don’t actually see much of Venice in these photos, but that’s what I like — the challenge of representing something without showing it.”
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The three prints to the right of the motorcycle depict semi-abstract details from his hometown of Venice, which he returned to in 2011 for his book The Beautiful Cliché. “Thanks to an overload of tourism, the imagery of Venice has been reduced to such stereotypical pictures of the city,” he says. “I wanted somehow to find that lost magical side of the beautiful lagoon city, where silence and time are still precious. You don’t actually see much of Venice in these photos, but that’s what I like — the challenge of representing something without showing it.”