TIFA 2022 Editorial / Conflict

Of Warriors and Machines

  • Prize
    Gold in Editorial/Conflict
  • Photographer
    Antonio Denti
  • Technical Info
    Shot On I Phone 11 - 26mm, Iso: 40/200, F 1.8 - Variable Speed
  • Photo Date
    February 2, 2022

An afternoon on a nuclear aircraft carrier. Somewhere in the Mediterranean. As tensions around Ukraine-Russia are palpable in the air. I focus on these warriors and their impressive machines. I think about what aggression means for the living beings. Aggression is a vital impulse of all creatures. In nature, it has its system of checks/balances. But in humans, a disproportionate use of technology - increasing huge distance between actions and effects - made it out of control. Dangerous. Hope comes from the paradox that animals capable of greatest aggression are also most capable of love.