In the project "Capri, estate 1985", I tried to tell the love story and the bond that unites my parents, through photography.
I started from something very personal because I believe that it is not necessary to travel so far in order to take good photographs and also because photography has always been a way for me to look at the world, everyday life, everything that surrounds me with a different vision, a vision that aims to look even at the commonest things in a different way.
Therefore, it was a sort of “challenge” for me to try to tell the love between my parents, to try to fix eternally through photography those small acts, those glances, those moments to which I have witnessed in all these years without ever fading and to which perhaps I am also used to.
From a spontaneous hug taken almost by mistake, to the roses that my father invariably sends home for the wedding anniversary every year, to the shining eyes of my mother who is still capable of being moved and feeling authentic emotions, everything tells of their relationship and their story, held in a book that combines the images with scans of letters, notes, documents, old photos.
Therefore, for me this project was not just an excuse to focus on something that is very close to me and that I particularly care about, but it was above all a way to talk about something nice, something "positive" and to pay tribute to my parents who are my main point of reference for me and a model of love, honesty and mutual respect, in a moment when these values no longer seem to be very strong.