Marco Castelli

Marco Castelli was born in 1991 and lives in Firenze, Italy.
 He’s currently working with local magazines and newborn editorial realities. At the same time, he’s carrying on both personal and documentary research, each one moving through a deep interest in human environment and life.
 His works have been published and displayed internationally, including Millennium Images in London, A Pequena Galeria in Lisbon, PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont, and the PH21 Gallery in Budapest. Today we share his series, A Micro Odyssey.

Marco_Castelli_1_Bank Terminal

Bank Terminal

Marco_Castelli_2_Bar Seat

Bar Seat

Marco_Castelli_3_Billiard Pool

Billiard Pool

Marco_Castelli_4_Bus Handrail

Bus Handrail

A MICRO ODYSSEY

The trinomial photography, planets and bacteria and the binomials heaven and earth, finite and infinite, known and unknown, give shape to the emotions and reflections that Marco Castelli’s work wants to convey and inspire. Opposites vie for our moods and our feelings: dark and light, fantasy and reality, truth and abstraction.
Most of the photographs of microbes and bacteria have a scientific nature, adapted to detect and to emphasize the unique geometries that these are able to form. This time, however, the interest is not to show the invisible or what is hardly visible to the naked eye, but to use the natural geometry of bacterial colonies to enlarge and project them into another dimension, reversing all logic and report between big and small, thus loading the planets, the universe and all the work of symbolic values. This gives them charm and mystery, makes them sublime images and ironic too (particularly referring to the planets names), which in their relationship with science recall the themes, the spirit and the philosophy of a lot of artistic production from the last century. (Caterina Pacenti, 2016)

Marco_Castelli_5_Cat

Cat

Marco_Castelli_6_Church Step

Church Step

Marco_Castelli_7_Dog

Dog

Marco_Castelli_8_Fastfood Tray

Fastfood Tray

Marco_Castelli_9_Grass

Grass

Marco_Castelli_13_Money

Money

Marco_Castelli_10_Keys

Keys

Marco_Castelli_14_Old Book

Old Book

Marco_Castelli_15_Petrol Pump

Petrol Pump

Marco_Castelli_11_Laptop

Laptop

Marco_Castelli_16_Pizza

Pizza

Marco_Castelli_17_Playing Cards

Playing Cards

Marco_Castelli_12_Mobile

Mobile

Marco_Castelli_18_Pub Glass

Pub Glass

Marco_Castelli_19_Ringbell

Ringbell

Marco_Castelli_20_River

River

To see more of Marco’s photographs, please visit his website.



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