TOKYO-2018 People / Life Style

The Invisible City

  • Prize
    Gold in People/Life Style
  • Photographer
    Federico Povoleri
  • Photo Date

Venice is dying. The ongoing exodus of inhabitants is In stark contrast with the image that is shown to the rest of the world is akin to the cover of an advertising brochure,and does not reflect the soul of a place that is certainly no Disneyland. During the past four years I have been exploring in depth Venice, my home city, and I took many unusual pictures of it. I have started up a street photography project called: The Invisible City. Through my photographs, I strive to show the true essence and soul of Venice, unseen to those visiting it.

Writer/Director/Composer born in Venice in 1963. He trained as a comic book scriptwriter thanks to his friendship with and “training” under journalist and writer Alberto Ongaro. He has worked with various editorial companies and working for several years with Walt Disney Italia. Also directs and post-produces videos of operas and symphonic concerts for Teatro La Fenice in Venice. Since 2003 has collaborated with filmmaker Massimo Mazzucco composing the musical score for several of his documentaries. Povoleri teaches screenwriting at the Artistic High School of Venice.