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Markus Matern

At Fraunhofers Tomb

Chiara Masiero Sgrinzatto

Holy Family

A Room, Venezia, Italy

December 21, 2004

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© 2004 Chiara Masiero Sgrinzatto, All Rights Reserved.

Caption

For me this is a very kitsch representation of the "Holy Family" and when I saw it for the first time I exclaim: "It's a fair!!" I was very critical about this way of representation sacred images because people (me too) may misinterpret its real meaning. But then I think that if you isolate the "Holy Family" from its originally context, it acquire a great importance, the trascendental dimension. Like a Russian icon, the display is not important: the object that you represent is really a sacred image. This is a non descriptive photography. I took only one photo of this "Holy Family" in a dark room; then I stitched the photo on a black background.

Location

Europe / Italy

Lat: 45° 25' 59" N
Long: 12° 19' 1" E

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Equipment

Taken with aNikon D100, lens at 8mm. PTTools, Photoshop.
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