Forgotten Places / Calls & Submissions

June 23, 2023

Organization Name: LoosenArt

Organization Location: Rome, IT

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: Free


Call for Exhibition │Free entry
Accepted media: Photography, Video, Digital Visual Design
Group Exhibition in Rome. October 2023

The Forgotten Places call will collect photographic, video and visual design works that will constitute an exhibition/exploration excursus of abandoned, forgotten and rediscovered places, which will lead to a reflection on environmental, historical/social aspects and individual memory.
With the advent of photography, a new documentary approach intervenes in giving a testimony of human kind, through the direct recording of behaviors, but also through the traces they leave.
One of the most representative approaches in the photographic and video world is that of the phenomenon of Urbex – Urban Exploration – an activity of exploration of abandoned places, its objective being that of documenting the history of those who have lived there, through traces and objects which seem to be fixed and frozen in time.
A further focus of the exhibition is to shed light on the evocative charm of places where nature makes itself manifest by redeeming its spaces, asking questions and offering opportunities for reflections on our relationship with the environment, starting from the need for a more organic relationship with it.
Forgotten Places are also those personal places that pertain to each of our biographies, places that require a return to observe the images of our memories with new eyes, or to rekindle memories of an experience in order to better understand who we are.

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Deadline June, 22nd 2023

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