Le Interviste Immaginarie - The Imaginary Interviews - by Laura Malaterra collects fictional conversations with twelve artists from the past that the author imagined interviewing based on real events.
Questions addressed lightly to discover the life, passions, projects, secrets and humanity of these women, reconstructed on the basis of our dream and the reality of history, to truly understand how and why they were so important for our culture. Brilliant, courageous and, above all, always a bit counter-current they looked to the future with a curious and innovative gaze. The imaginative interviews met the photographers Ruth Bernhard, Inge Morath, Margaret Bourke-White, Bettye Lane, Dora Maar and Lucia Moholy, the graphic designer Jacqueline Casey, the designer Annelise Fleischmann Albers, the architect and designer Eileen Gray, the brilliant collector of art Peggy Guggenheim, the architects and designers Charles and Ray Eames, the painter Suzanne Valadon.
Laura Malaterra has been living in Genoa for several years but was born in Turin where she graduated in Architecture and, following her passion for theater, she co-founded the “Compagnia del Bagatto”, a professional theater company. Actress, director and author she has written numerous theatrical texts, staged and represented in Italy and abroad . She has been dedicating herself to photography for a long time, starting to film actors during rehearsals, and she loves developing projects where she combines writing, theater and photography. She published four books and she writes on her blog L’ovodipiero. Fotografici racconti surreali. photographic surreal stories and, especially of photography, on the independent art blog Artwort, on which Le Interviste Immaginarie have been published since 2018.
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